Units of Study

GCST6901 - Cultural Policy

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anthea Taylor


This unit examines cultural policy across a range of sectors such as museums and heritage, the arts, media, and the 'cultural industries'. It will provide theoretical perspectives and practical insight into policy formation processes in Australia and internationally. The multiple actors and rationales that shape policy and ground claims for its relevance amid social change and cultural diversity are considered. Students learn how to analyse policies in relation to the institutional, social and political contexts of their emergence.


1x1500wd policy analysis (30%), 1x3000wd research essay (60%) and tutorial participation (10%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

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