Courses & Units

Australia 1901 to 2001 HTA207

Hobart

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Introduction

Examines patterns of change and continuity, and conflict and consensus in Australia from federation to 2001. Topics include nation building to 1914; the first world war, progressivism in the 1920s; Australia and the world depression in the 1930s; the second world war and its implications for Australia; economic and social transformations of the late 1940s and 50s, especially the impact of Menzies, communism and migration; the impact of the Vietnam war; exploration of the 1960s protest movements involving women, Aborigines, and the Greens; the achievements of the Whitlam government; and an overview of major developments of the late twentieth century.

Summary

Unit name Australia 1901 to 2001
Unit code HTA207
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 (Hobart)

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
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* 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).

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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.

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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

Hobart:        2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly

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%), 2-hr exam (40%), On-line participation (10%).

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Textbooks

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