HIST6000

History Directed Study

10 Units

A course of directed study in selected history topics based on the national curriculum for history for graduate coursework students. The range of topics will vary according to availability of staff but will concern issues in Australian, American, Asian, European or World history from medieval to modern times.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability

Not currently offered

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2007, 2005, 2004

Objectives

On completion of this course, students will be able to recognise key issues in a selected range of topics based on the national curriculum for history studied at graduate level; evaluate historiographical problems relating to selected historical themes; develop research and writing skills appropriate to graduate students of history; develop skills of critical thinking and analysis appropriate to history.

Content

Topics to be covered will vary depending on staff availability but may include: Australian history, 19th and 20th century; American history, before and after Civil War; European, including British history, from medieval to modern times; Asian history; world history; historiography and methodology for graduate students of history; research project or major essay in history; heritage studies and public history.

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition Not applicable
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Undergraduate degree in Arts, Social Science, Teaching or related field.
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : Paper Based
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Self Directed Learning
Seminar
Student Projects
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Assignment 1: 50% (approx. 2,500 words) Major essay or research project involving independent research and writing
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Assignment 2: 50% (approx. 2,500 words) Major essay or research project involving independent research and writing.
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for HIST6000

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