Bachelor of Arts

History

Unit Set Code

MJ-A000023 (major)

MN-A000023 (minor)


Campuses

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


Overview

You have the opportunity to explore the nature of the modern world – the forces that have shaped our past and present, and the ways historians interpret historical events. Themes covered include the world in the twentieth century, war and peace, modernisation and social change, colonialism, and gender. Specialised subjects include the Holocaust, the French Revolution, Modern Asia, Slavery in the United States, the British Empire, colonial Papua New Guinea, and Sport in History.


Career outcomes

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


Units

  • To complete a Major sequence in History select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in History select any four (4) units from below, including a minimum of one (1) credit point at level one, and no more than one (1) credit point at level 3

Complete the following 2 units from level 1:

AIH107World History Between the Wars 1919 - 1939

AIH108The Cold War World: 1945-1991

Complete the following unit from level 2:

AIH240History: Interpreting the Past

Complete a further 3 units from level 2, selected from:

AIH205Sex and Gender in the British Empire

AIH238Australia and the Two World Wars

AST256Sport in History

AIH264The Holocaust

AIH267Conflict and Its Legacies in Modern Asia

AIH276African American History From Slavery to Black Lives Matter

AIH288Colonial Encounters: From Invasion to Federation

Complete the following unit from level 3:

AIH399Making History

Complete a further unit from level 3, selected from:

AIH326Australia's Empire: Colonialism in Papua New Guinea

AIH389The French Revolution and the Struggle for Freedom