US Studies

Degree information for students who commenced prior to 2015 can be found here:
www.sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

US Studies

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in US Studies are required to complete 24 credit points, including 18 credit points of Core units of study and 6 credit points of Elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in US Studies are required to complete 36 credit points, including 24 credit points of Core units of study and 12 credit points of Elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of US Studies are required to complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of Core units of study and 24 credit points of Elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Letters in US Studies are required to complete 72 credit points, including 30 credit points of core units of study, 24 credit points of elective units of study and 18 credit points selected from the additional electives available for the course.
Compulsory core unit
USSC6901
Fundamentals of US Studies
6      Intensive March
Additional core units
USSC6902
US Politics: Presidency and Congress
6      Intensive May
USSC6903
US Foreign and National Security Policy
6      Semester 2
USSC6906
US Constitution
6      Semester 1b
USSC6907
American Exceptionalism
6      Semester 1b
Elective
USSC6905
US Economic Policy and Regulation
6      Semester 2
USSC6909
The Anti-American Tradition
6      Semester 1
USSC6916
Research Essay in US Studies
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Available to Master of US Studies candidates only.
Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6917
The American City
6      Semester 2
USSC6919
American Film and Hollywood
6      Semester 1
USSC6920
US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology
6      Winter Main
ARTS7000
Academic Communication for Postgraduates
6   

It is strongly advised that all students enrolling in this elective complete it during their first semester of study, or in Summer or Winter school when available. ARTS7000 is recommended for two main groups: 1) International postgraduate students who have not completed their Bachelor award at a university where English was the medium of instruction. 2) Domestic postgraduates who have not been in an academic environment for a prolonged period of time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6906
Literary Journalism: History and Theory
6      Semester 1
EDPK5003
Developing a Research Project
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 2
MKTG6013
International and Global Marketing
6    MKTG5001  Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    FINC5001  Semester 1
CISS6001
New Security Challenges
6      Semester 2
CISS6008
Population and Security
6      Semester 2
IBUS6001
International Business Strategy
6    ECHS6008  Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Late
IBUS6002
Cross-Cultural Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Early
IBUS6016
Social Entrepreneurship
6    Assumed knowledge: IBUS5002, or completion of at least 24 credit points 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Summer Main
Additional Electives available for Master of Letters in US Studies
USSC6201
Treatise Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6202
Treatise Part 2
6    USSC6201 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6203
Treatise Part 3
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6204
Internship
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6205
Internship Project
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6207
Exchange 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6208
Exchange 2
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6209
Exchange 3
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6210
Exchange 4
6      Semester 1
Semester 2