• Offered by School of History
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject History
  • Areas of interest History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Alexander Cook
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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Learning Outcomes

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

Students completing this course will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key issues relating to the social, economic, cultural and political history of Britain and its emergence as a world power.
  2. Critically analyse and apply important concepts in the study of change in modern societies.
  3. Evaluate and debate contemporary scholarship on British history.
  4. Make critical use of period sources as a way of gaining information about the past.
  5. Construct sustained evidence-based arguments addressing key issues in British history.
  6. Design and complete a research project related to course themes with assistance from the convenor.

Indicative Assessment

1st essay 2,500 words (35%) [assesses LOs 1,2,3,4,5]

Research essay 3,500 words (55%) [assesses LOs 1,2,3,4,5,6]

Oral and/or written contribution to class activities (10%) [assesses LOs 1,2,3,4]


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Workload

The course will consist of 13 one-hour tutorials and 13 1.5 hour lectures over the course of the semester.

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3228 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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