• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest History, Asian Studies, European Studies
  • Specialisation code HIST-HSPC

The History Honours Specialisation gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of history, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a thesis of up to 20,000 words, that develops new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. pose a significant research question relating to history;
  2. investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to history, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.
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Admission Requirements

  • a major or equivalent in one of the following:

Asian History

European History

History

  • with the following courses or equivalent:

HIST2110 Approaches to History

HIST3007 Making History

  • with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis 

Cognate Disciplines

Asian History, European History, History


Requirements

This Honours specialisation requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

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

HIST4011 - Seminar in Advanced Historiography (12 units)

HIST4013 - Seminar in Historical Writing and Presentation (12 units)

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

THES4102 - Thesis (24 units)

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

Code Title Units
HIST4011 Seminar in Advanced Historiography 12
HIST4013 Seminar in Historical Writing and Presentation 12

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

Code Title Units
THES4102 Thesis 6-24
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