Bachelor of Arts

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Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (Online)


You can explore the nature of the modern world – the forces and great events of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as the ways historians continue to interpret them. Themes covered include war and peace; modernisation and social change; colonialism, nationalism and internationalism; gender in history; the Holocaust; and sport. Third-year students have the opportunity to undertake an internship and may apply for the US Congress Internship Program.

Career outcomes

You may find employment opportunities in the education sector, local government, media corporations, museums/heritage organisations, research consultancies and tourism organisations.


AIH107World History Between the Wars 1919 - 1939

AIH108The Cold War World: 1945-1991

AIH203 Papua New Guinea: Exploring Village, Nation and the Kokoda Track (No longer available for enrolment)

AIH205Sex and Gender in the British Empire

AIH238Australia and the Two World Wars

AIH240History: Interpreting the Past

AST256Sport in History

AIH263 History Written with Lightning: Film and the Past (No longer available for enrolment)

AIH264The Holocaust

AIH267Conflict and Its Legacies in Modern Asia

AIH288Exploring Australia's Indigenous Pasts

AIH326Australia's Empire: Colonialism in Papua New Guinea

AIH389The French Revolution and the Struggle for Freedom

AIH399Making History

Major study - students must complete core units: AIH240 plus AIH399


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