US Studies

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The following unit is not available in 2019:

CISS6018 Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation

13/2/2019
2.

The following unit of study is no longer available in 2019:

ECOP6130 Human Rights and International Development

12/3/2019
3.

The description has changed for the following unit:

GOVT6229 Campaigning: Data, Politics, Strategy Description: Students will gain an understanding of survey design, big data, data analysis and interpretation, and the use of data in political campaigns. Students will combine the tools of data science with an understanding of public opinion to study citizen behaviour and craft political strategies. Greater insight into how data can be used in politics is provided with guest lectures by speakers from politics, media and strategic consulting.

13/3/2019
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

US Studies

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in US Studies are required to complete 24 credit points, including a minimum of 6 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 12 credit points of core elective units of study and a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in US Studies are required to complete 48 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 18 credit points of core elective units of study and a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of US Studies are required to complete 96 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 36 credit points of core elective units of study, a maximum of 30 credit points of elective units of study, a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study, and an optional specialisation as listed in the unit of study table.

Core units of study

USSC6901
Fundamentals of US Studies

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
USSC6902
US Politics: Presidency and Congress

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
Winter Main
USSC6903
US Foreign and National Security Policy
6      Semester 1
USSC6906
US Constitution

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1

Core elective units of study

USSC6905
US Economic Policy and Regulation

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
USSC6907
American Exceptionalism

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
USSC6920
US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology
6      Intensive July
USSC6914
Key Issues in American Culture

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
USSC6922
US Strategy in the Asia-Pacific

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
DATA5207
Data Analysis in the Social Sciences
6    A COMP5310

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Semester 1
USSC6919
American Film and Hollywood
6      Semester 2
USSC6923
The US Economy
6      Semester 2

Elective

USSC6910
Special Topics in US Studies
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

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

Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6229
Campaigning: Data, Politics, Strategy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6359
US-China Relations
6      Semester 2
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL5043
Screen Writing and Directing
6      Semester 1
CAEL5045
Web Environment for Cultural Producers

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
ARIN6904
Mobile Media and Games
6      Semester 2
MECO6913
Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
6      Semester 2
MECO6915
Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
6      Semester 2
EDPK5003
Developing a Research Project
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 1
MKTG6013
International and Global Marketing
6    P MKTG5001
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6020
Business Marketing
6    P MKTG5001
Semester 1
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1
CISS6001
New Security Challenges
6      Semester 2
CISS6012
Civil-Military Relations

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   

Students must not undertake this unit if they took CISS6011 (Special Topic in International Security) when the special topic was Civil-Military Relations
Semester 2
CISS6022
Cybersecurity
6      Semester 1
CISS6018
Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation
6      Semester 1
ENGL6984
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
6      Semester 1
IBUS5003
Global Business
6    N IBUS5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
IBUS6001
International Business Strategy
6    C IBUS5003
N ECHS6008
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
IBUS6002
Cross-Cultural Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1
MECO6900
News Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
MECO6912
Political Public Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6913
Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
6      Semester 2
MECO6915
Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
6      Semester 2
MECO6926
International Media Practice
6      Semester 1
ECOP6011
USA-Europe-Japan: From Growth to Crisis
6      Semester 1
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6111
Chinese Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    C Recommended Co-requisites: CHSC6901 for Master of China Public Administration and Master of China Studies
Semester 2

Optional specialisation

Politics specialisation
12 credit points from the following
USSC6902
US Politics: Presidency and Congress

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
Winter Main
USSC6903
US Foreign and National Security Policy
6      Semester 1
6 credit points from the following
USSC6907
American Exceptionalism

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
USSC6922
US Strategy in the Asia-Pacific

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
GOVT6229
Campaigning: Data, Politics, Strategy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6359
US-China Relations
6      Semester 2
Business specialisation
12 credit points from the following
USSC6905
US Economic Policy and Regulation

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
USSC6923
The US Economy
6      Semester 2
6 credit points from the following
IBUS5003
Global Business
6    N IBUS5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    P FINC5001
Semester 1
IBUS6001
International Business Strategy
6    C IBUS5003
N ECHS6008
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
IBUS6002
Cross-Cultural Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6013
International and Global Marketing
6    P MKTG5001
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 2
Media specialisation
12 credit points from the following
USSC6919
American Film and Hollywood
6      Semester 2
USSC6920
US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology
6      Intensive July
6 credit points from the following
USSC6914
Key Issues in American Culture

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
MECO6913
Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
6      Semester 2
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 1
ENGL6984
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
6      Semester 1
MECO6912
Political Public Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6915
Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
6      Semester 2
CAEL5043
Screen Writing and Directing
6      Semester 1
CAEL5045
Web Environment for Cultural Producers

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
ARIN6904
Mobile Media and Games
6      Semester 2
MECO6900
News Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
MECO6926
International Media Practice
6      Semester 1

Capstone units of study

USSC6204
Internship Capstone
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
USSC6211
Treatise 1
12    P 24 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6212
Treatise 2
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6214
Internship Project 2
6    P 24 credit points
C USSC6204 and USSC6205

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6910
Special Topics in US Studies
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
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