• Offered by School of History
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject History
  • Areas of interest Gender Studies, History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
Real Men: Manhood and Identity in the Western World (HIST6213)

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. The lectures will broaden students' knowledge of Western history, as well as the history of exemplary historical figures.
  2. The concept map will demonstrate students' capacity to evaluate and compare historical and theoretical analyses of masculinity.
  3. The research essay will demonstrate students' capacity to undertake original research and to apply key course concepts in original case studies of historically-situated masculinities.
  4. The submission of discussion points in tutorials will demonstrate students' capacity to understand assigned readings and improve their ability to think historically. 
  5. The final exam will demonstrate students' capacity to link concepts raised in the lectures to the assigned readings in novel ways.

Indicative Assessment

Concept map and explanatory essay (500 words) 15% [2]

Essay research plan (500 words) 10% [3 ]

Research essay (4000 words) 50% [3 ]

Tutorial attendance: 10% [4,5]

Final examination 15% [5,4,2,1 ]

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1 x 1.5-hr hour lecture per week plus 10 x 1 hour tutorials during the semester, plus six hours of non-contact independent study per week.


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Student Contribution Band:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1542
2014 $2478
2013 $2472
2012 $2472
2011 $2424
2010 $2358
2009 $2286
2008 $2286
2007 $2286
2006 $2286
2005 $2286
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2014 $3762
2013 $3756
2012 $3756
2011 $3756
2010 $3750
2009 $3618
2008 $3618
2007 $3618
2006 $3618
2005 $3618
2004 $3618
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