• Offered by School of History
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject History

Historians have long tried to understand how modern Germany could descend, in the space of a few years, into brutal terror, racial warfare and genocide. This course explores the rise and development of Nazi rule, from the seemingly inauspicious Nazi movement’s early years after the First World War to the Holocaust and to the Third Reich’s final collapse in 1945. The course will help you to develop a deeper understanding of state and society in Nazi Germany. It will explore the development of the Third Reich from different perspectives. It will also familiarise you with the state of historical research in this area. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the history of Nazi Germany
  2. Have an appreciation of the role of key interpretations of Nazi Germany’s social, cultural and political history
  3. Continue to develop strong research, writing and analytical skills
  4. Be able to reflect critically on literature and arguments developed in key historical and theoretical materials.
  5. Develop oral presentation skills
  6. Understand and demonstrate the significance of Nazi Germany for today's world.

Indicative Assessment

Essay 2,500 words (45%). [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6]

Final Examination (45%). [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6]

Tutorial participation (10%). [Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6]

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Workload

One 90 minute lecture and one tutorial per week. Students will be expected to spend an average of 7.5 hours of private study time per week outside these contact hours to prepare for tutorials, research and the final exam.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 36 units of ANU courses towards a degree, or with the permission of the convenor.

You will need to contact the School of History to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Tutorial readings will be made available to students via WATTLE.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3132
2006 $3132
2007 $3132
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3192 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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