Details for Australian Literature and Identity

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: ENG202
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Daniel Carrigy


The following courses are prerequisites:

  • At least 40 credit points

Awards offering Australian Literature and Identity

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Analyse connections between Australian English texts and contexts;
  2. Review the signature Australian literary texts of the English language across the 20th-21st Centuries;
  3. Analyse how ideas, perspectives, and values are represented in Australian texts and how they are received by audiences;
  4. Analyse and compare texts, through the identification of the structural, conventional, and language and stylistic features used by authors;
  5. Examine evidence to develop, support, and justify a critical interpretation of a text;
  6. Examine and defend arguments relating to the technical composition of two key Australian literary texts;
  7. Justify how the two Australian literary texts significantly contribute  to the construction of National Identity.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum Posts and Debate Topics (20%)
  • Reading Review Journal (30%)
  • Major Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

  • Please consult your instructor before purchasing any texts