Courses & Units

Special Topic in History: Europe 1815 – 1914 HTA378

Hobart

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Introduction

Europe 1815-1914 provides an introduction to major developments and themes in European history from the end of the Napoleonic Empire to the beginning of World War 1.  Students will become familiar with the inter-relationships between the major European nations (France, Germany, Austro-Hungary, Italy and Russia) during the 19th and early 20th centuries; with the major political, social and economic institutions; and with influential intellectual and political theories and theorists.  The focus will be on the period of reaction and revolution, liberal-nationalism, socialism and Marxism, the Industrial Revolution and its consequences, the unification of Italy and Germany and the colonial, economic and political conflicts that led to World War.

Summary

Unit name Special Topic in History: Europe 1815 – 1914
Unit code HTA378
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

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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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 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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:

For 2016 only:  HTA259, HTA359

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus:  2 lecturers weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly

Off-campus:  Instructional package and study schools and web dependant

Assessment

On-campus
3,000-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)

Off-campus
3,000-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), online discussion exercises (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)

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