Courses & Units

Australia 1788 to 1901 HTA206

Hobart

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Introduction

Examines the history of the Australian people and culture from early European settlement to the federation of the colonies and the making of a nation. Explores the interaction between Imperial policy, Indigenous resistance and the political ideals and personal ambitions of immigrants who shaped and reshaped colonial societies. This unit will examine the dynamics of convict societies and their legacies; the contests for land; the place of gender relations in shaping everyday life and political movements; Eureka, the goldfields and struggles for democracy; the growth of cities; the development of White Australia; working class politics; and the growth of nationalism in the late nineteenth century. Students develop a familiarity with primary documents and major historiographical debates.

Summary

Unit name Australia 1788 to 1901
Unit code HTA206
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Professor Stefan Petrow, Dr Kristyn Harman

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,561.00 090305

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at Introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HTA240, HTA340

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus:   2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly

Off-campus:   Instructional package and study schools

Assessment

On-campus:   2,500-word essay (40%), 500-word minor assignment (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)

Off-campus:  2,500-word essay (40%), 500-word minor assignment (10%), on-line participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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