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Master of History


Course Description

The graduate history degrees will allow you to deepen your understanding of the modern and ancient periods and a variety of international and social contexts. If you are a secondary school teacher the history degrees allow you to cover the areas taught in the new national curriculum for history (see courses marked with *), providing you with an advanced level qualification.


Typical courses

• A globalising world*
• American sixties
• American voices: Aspects of social thought in the United States, 1900-1990
• Australia and the world at war*
• Biographical practices
• Crimes, courts and crucifixions: Maintaining order in the Roman Empire
• Colonial Australia in an imperial world*
• Convicts and emigrants: Australia, 1770s to 1870s
• Digital histories and biographies
• Electric citizens: The rise of the modern media in the United States, 1865-2000
• Environmental history: Australia and the world
• Globalisation in world history
• History of film
• Human variations and racism in western culture, c. 1450-1950
• Indigenous Australian history
• Museums and society
• Nazi Germany
• Oral history, memory and life writing
• Real men: Manhood and identity in the western world
• Religion and society in the Roman Empire
• Settler societies and indigenous encounters*
• Technology and society, 1800-2000
• The birth of modernity: Britain 1688-1848
• The French Revolution and Napoleonic Europe
• The Great War, 1914-1918
• Tudor-Stuart England c.1485-1714: Politics, society, culture
• World at war, 1939-1945
• Writing biography

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a four year bachelors degree either as honours or a combined degree in a cognate area from an Australian tertiary institution or its international equivalent. Equivalence may be met by the completion of the Graduate Certificate in History.

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