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Demystify the ageing process and learn how our everyday behaviours are likely to affect our long-term musculoskeletal health.
Enrich your mind, diversify your skills and safeguard your future with our new work-ready arts degree at the University of Newcastle (UON).
Get an introduction to Australian history starting with Aboriginal deep time. Explore convictism, colonialism and more.
Explore American history since 1865. Learn about the Civil War, Reconstruction, segregation and US foreign policy.
Gain insights into the major events and people that shaped Europe’s first modern colonial empires
Examine perspectives on society, and the cultural issues facing society. Apply sociological theory to researching social groups.
Build your skills in literary analysis and creative writing by exploring the meaning of fairy tales.
Answer some of the big questions about being human, and get an introduction to the skills needed in the humanities.
Gain an introduction to anthropology: the study of societies and cultures. Learn how the discipline has changed over time.
Understand the basics of poetry analysis and learn key skills for studying English literature by exploring a variety of texts.
How does the media affect us? Find out and improve your media literacy by learning how to analyse media, film and culture.
Learn about historical approaches to the study of crime and punishment, particularly in Australia
Discover strategies in preparing for, responding to and recovering from bushfire natural disasters from the world's leading minds.