The Australia Studies Centre (ASC) is offered in partnership with Christian Heritage College (CHC), a CCCU affiliate member in Carindale, a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland. The ASC is designed to integrate the firsthand observation and study of Australian culture, history, religion, politics and Indigenous cultures together with experiential service learning and formal instruction in Christian Studies, Business, Ministries, Social Sciences and Education and Humanities.

The Australian school year is divided into two semesters, Semester 1 (Feb.-June) and Semester 2 (July-Nov.).

The program is comprised of two core units designed especially for ASC students and two elective units or an internship.  


CORE UNITS (Culture Emphasis)  required CREDITS
The View from Australia 4
Australian Indigenous Worldviews




ELECTIVE UNITS (Discipline Emphasis) CREDITS
Select two units from any of the following: School of Christian Studies, School of Business, School of Education & Humanities, School of Liberal Arts, School of Ministries, School of Social Sciences
Elective Unit #1 4
Elective Unit #2 4




Select one internship from Business, Ministry or Social Sciences
Social Science students must also enrol in a co-requisite unit
Internship 4
Internship Co-Requisite Unit (Social Science only)

Elective Unit (Ministries & Business only)


View the Elective Units and Internship options in the ASC Unit Descriptions catalog. This document contains all of the units currently available to Australia Studies Centre (ASC) students from Christian Heritage College's catalogue of classes. Please note that not all of these units will be offered every semester. We will endeavour to provide the confirmed list of units for a given semester at least 3 months prior to orientation for that semester.

Please contact the ASC team with questions rather than Christian Heritage College (CHC) staff. This will ensure your request is handled in the most efficient manner without adding to CHC staff workload.

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