To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the degree in which you are enrolled:
A student may complete a major sequence of 36 units in History by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), two Year 2 topics (9 units) and two Year 3 topics (9 units) plus two additional topics (9 units) from the Year 2 or Year 3 topics listed in the program of study below.
A student may complete a minor sequence of 22.5 units in History by completing two Year 1 topics (9 units), two Year 2 topics (9 units) plus and additional topic (4.5 units) from the Year 2 or Year 3 topics listed in the program of study below.
A minor in History is not available to students who commenced the Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7), Bachelor of Arts from 1 January 2019.
The minor sequence is not available to students who commenced the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary R-7) from 1 January 2020
A student may complete an extended major sequence in History by completing the prescribed major topics (36 units), plus an additional two topics (9 units) from the Year 2 or Year 3 topics listed below.
An extended major in History is not available to students enrolled in the double Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Arts degrees.
With the graduate qualities identified by the university in mind, the History major seeks to produce graduate with the following knowledge, skills and values:
It is envisaged that the graduate qualities embedded in these aims will be introduced at first level, consolidated at the second level and mastered at the third level.
Upon completion of a major sequence in History graduates should be able to:
Attitudes and Values
The following is the program of study for a 36 unit major sequence in History and should be read in conjunction with the course rule for the degree in which you are enrolled.
Select 9 units from the year 1 topics listed below
AMST1002 America and the World: The United States in a Global Context (4.5 units)
HIST1203 Creating a Nation: A Brief History of Australia to 1939 (4.5 units)
HIST1703 Turning Points in World History (4.5 units)
HIST1704 History's Killing Fields (4.5 units)
HIST1801 Modern Europe, 1900-1945 (4.5 units)
HIST1802 Europe, 1945 to the Present (4.5 units)
HIST1803 'The Lucky Country'? Australia and the World since 1939 (4.5 units)
INTR1101 Discovering Asia (4.5 units)
Select 9 units from the year 2 topics listed below
AMST2003 The African American Experience (4.5 units)
HIST2002 The Rise of Britannia's Empire and the Colonial Experience (4.5 units)
HIST2009 Nazi Germany: Its Origins and Nature, 1870-1945 (4.5 units)
HIST2014 War and Society in the Modern World (4.5 units)
HIST2015 Maps and Dreams: Indigenous-Settler Relations in Australian History (4.5 units)
HIST2016 Globalisation in World History (4.5 units)
HIST2018 Film and History (4.5 units)
HIST2020 Colonies, Empire and Revolution: North America 1500-1800 (4.5 units)
HIST2022 Memory and the Politics of Difference: Sex, Race and Belonging (4.5 units)
HIST2026 Change and Conflict in Russia, 1860-1930 (4.5 units)
HIST2030 The Great Powers and the Origins of the Modern Middle East (4.5 units)
HIST2042 Living the Revolution: The History of the Soviet Union, 1917-1991 (4.5 units)
HIST2043 Terrorism and Society in Modern Europe (4.5 units)
HIST2066 Outpost of Empire? South Australian History, 1834 to the Present (4.5 units)
HIST2075 The Real Games of Thrones: the Early Modern World 1453-1789 (4.5 units)
HIST2076 The Divided States of America, 1920-2000 (4.5 units)
INTR2003 The Asia-Pacific in the 20th Century (4.5 units)
INTR2012 Food Security (4.5 units)
WMST2016 Indigenous Women's Voices: Race, Gender and Colonialism (4.5 units)
WMST3012 Performing Masculinities: Australian Histories of Contest and Change (4.5 units)
plus select an additional 4.5 units from the year 2 topics listed above or year 3 topics listed below.
Select 9 units from the year 3 topics listed below
HIST3001 Destination Australia: Migration Since 1900 (4.5 units)
HIST3003 Romantics and Revolutionaries: European Culture and History, 1789-1918 (4.5 units)
HIST3004 The Fall of Britannia's Empire and the Postcolonial Experience (4.5 units)
HIST3005 The Holocaust (4.5 units)
HIST3006 Imperialism and its Discontents: Empires Ancient and Modern (4.5 units)
HIST3007 Body Politics in Australian History (4.5 units)
HIST3008 Australian Environmental Histories (4.5 units)
HIST3009 Civil War Era America (4.5 units)
HIST3010 One Nation Under God? Religion in American Public Life (4.5 units)
HIST3045 Guns and Butter: The United States in the Long 1960s (4.5 units)
HIST3046 The Great War: A Global History (4.5 units)
plus select an additional 4.5 units from the year 2 or 3 topics listed above.
Bachelor of Education (Middle and Secondary), Bachelor of Health Sciences students undertake an 18 unit teaching minor consisting of: 9 units of Year 1 topics plus 9 units of Year 2 or Year 3 topics (where the entry requirements are met).
Refer to Honours - History
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