• Total units 24 Units
  • Minor code HINS-MIN
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Historical International Security Minor

The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre’s Historical International Security (HINS) minor offers students in security, international relations, and related field studies the opportunity to establish a firm historical foundation on which to view past events, current challenges, and future contingencies as they conduct undergraduate analysis and enter their post-graduation careers.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Gain an appreciation for the role of historical analysis in understanding and developing public policy across all governmental organisations, NGOs, and IGOs
  • Better comprehend the regional and worldwide interplay of historical influences and current events/trends
  • Practice a multi-perspective approach to historical and contemporary analysis
  • Employ history to enhance comprehension of extant and emerging crises/flashpoints
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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ASIA2009 The Making of Modern Japan: From Samurai to Economic Superpower and Beyond 6
ASIA2037 History of Modern China 6
ASIA2045 Lies, Conspiracy and Propaganda 6
  ASIA 2085: Southeast Asian History
ASIA2271 The Making of South Asia 6
ASIA2307 History of Empire in Asia 6
HIST1209 Terror to Terrorism: A History 6
HIST1214 Empires in Global History 6
HIST2136 World at War, 1939-1945 6
HIST2214 The Great War. The Conflict that Changed the World. 6
HIST2227 Australian Political History 6
  HIST 2238: Human Rights in History
HIST2240 Democracy and Dissent: Europe Since 1945 6
MEAS1001 Introduction to the Modern Middle East 6
MEAS2001 New States of Eurasia: Emerging Issues in Politics and Security 6
  MEAS 2108: Gallipoli
PASI2002 Australia in Oceania in the 19th and 20th centuries 6
WARS2004 War in the Islands: The Second World War in the Pacific 6
POLS2069 Politics in Russia 6
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