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Macquarie is one of Australia’s premier research universities. Offering courses in security studies, social research, business, arts, and numerous earth and environmental science programs, Macquarie’s diverse subject range and solid reputation in business, industry and worldwide academic circles enables students to graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to make a difference. Macquarie University is a provider of distance education courses for Open Universities Australia.

Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age Course unit

Learn more about the historical conquests and rule of Alexander the Great with this online unit from Macquarie University.


The unit begins with Alexander’s invasion of the Persian Empire and guides you through to the cultural influences and emergence of the Roman Empire.


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An Introduction to Big History Course unit

An Introduction to Big History is an online unit from Macquarie University that takes you on a tour from the creation of the universe through to life in today’s world.


This course will teach you how to evaluate evidence and determine how it contributes to what we know about human interaction and community building.


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Ancient Greek A Course unit

Delve into the past with this Ancient Greek A online unit from Macquarie University.


This unit will teach students the rudiments of Greek, including the alphabet, vocabulary and grammar.


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Ancient History Capstone Course unit

The Ancient History Capstone unit from Macquarie University provides the opportunity for students to prepare a research paper on a set of approved topics relating to ancient world studies.


Delivered online, you will be required to conduct in-depth research and source analysis to present a 5,000-word publication project.


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Animals in the Ancient World Course unit

Animals in the Ancient World is an online unit provided by Macquarie University that explores the multifaceted role animals played in ancient civilisations and cultures.


The unit focuses on cultures of the ancient Mediterranean region, and addresses the use of animals in agriculture, hunting, warfare and entertainment.


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Approaches to English Literature Course unit

Learn how to critically analyse texts at a university level with this online Approaches to English Literature unit from Macquarie University.


The unit equips students with the tools and techniques needed for further studies in English literature or any text-based discipline.


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Art and Architecture through Roman Eyes Course unit

Learn all about Roman art and architecture with this online Art and Architecture through Roman Eyes unit from Macquarie University.


The undergraduate level unit will enable you to analyse an extensive variety of ancient Roman artefacts and works such as monuments, paintings and coins.


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Australian Foreign Policy Course unit

This online unit from Macquarie University gives students an insight into Australian Foreign Policy.


Students will look at both background and trends in order to analyse Australia’s world politics.


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Australian History Since 1901 Course unit

Australia has developed significantly since Federation, but how did we get here? Get the full story with this online unit of study in Australian History Since 1901 from Macquarie University.


This unit will take you through the major moments of the twentieth century from WWI and the Great Depression that followed right through to the Hawke-Keating period and the rise of One Nation.


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Australian Politics in a Global Context Course unit

Australian Politics in a Global Context, offered by Macquarie University, explores Australian history from a socio-political and economic viewpoint.


Delivered online, the unit covers key Australian political institutions, ideologies, and issues to encourage critical thinking around the idea of a shared national identity.


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Bachelor of Arts

This online Bachelor of Arts course, offered by Macquarie University, gives you the opportunity to study units from a wide range of humanities disciplines.


This degree will develop your research, analytical, critical thinking and writing skills, as well as provide you with specific knowledge in individual subject areas.


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Body and Mind Course unit

Body and Mind is an online undergraduate unit from Macquarie University that explores the relationship between the body and mind, with consideration of both philosophical and scientific theories. The course promotes critical thinking, problem solving and research skills.



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Business and Professional Ethics Course unit

Analyse the role of ethics in the workplace with this Business and Professional Ethics unit from Macquarie University.


Ideal for accounting, business, humanities or social sciences students, this unit will take you through CSR, labour relations, whistleblowing, discrimination and codes of conduct.


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Children's Literature Course unit

Macquarie University's online unit in Children's Literature encourages literary analysis and critical thinking about a range of genres and topics within youth and adolescent literature.


Unit texts range from picture books to poetry, and expose literary devices such as narrative theory, metafiction, intertextuality and representations of childhood.


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Critical Thinking Course unit

This online Critical Thinking unit from Macquarie University teaches the fundamentals of critical thinking and reasoning – a valuable skillset for both students and professionals alike.


By completing the unit, students learn how to develop critically sound and logical arguments and how to detect common flaws in reasoning.


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Film and Philosophy Course unit

The Film and Philosophy online unit, offered by Macquarie University, attempts to examine the relationship between film and philosophy, and how these seemingly disparate subjects can complement and explore one another.


You’ll look at how film can demonstrate various philosophical ideas through narrative, and the ethical, moral and ideological implications of this.


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Foundations in Gender Studies Course unit

Foundations in Gender Studies delivered by Macquarie University is an online unit that delves into the complexities of sex and gender.


This introductory course offers the basics of gender theory, such as what it means to be female or male and what this has meant in the past.


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From Constantine to Justinian: Church and State in Late Antiquity Course unit

From Constantine to Justinian: Church and State in Late Antiquity is an online unit that will introduce you to ancient historical developments of the Near East.


Provided by Macquarie University, this unit traces developments in politics, religion and literature from the fourth to the mid-sixth centuries in the Eastern and Western Empires.


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From the Beats to Big Brother: Popular Culture Since the 1950s Course unit

From the Beats to Big Brother: Popular Culture Since the 1950s-2015 is an online unit offered by Macquarie University covering popular cultural movements from the 1950s to the present day.


Looking at film, television, music and other media, you’ll explore seminal moments in the history of popular culture.


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Genre Writing Course unit

Explore and discuss the guidelines for categorisation of cultural texts in this online Genre Writing unit offered by Macquarie University.


Learn to critically analyse genre markers, and apply this knowledge in order to create genre writing pieces.


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Gothic Visions: From Sublime to Suburban Gothic Course unit

Gothic Visions: From Sublime to Suburban Gothic is an online literary studies unit delivered by Macquarie University that explores urban history of the gothic genre and it’s popularity in society. In this unit of study you will learn about the development of the gothic horror genre from its beginnings to its location in the current literary context.



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