Courses & Units

European History: Renaissance to Revolutions HTA101

Launceston, Hobart

Note:

Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2021. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.

Introduction

Spanning over four centuries, from the Italian Renaissance in the late Middle Ages to the rise of European nationalism in the nineteenth century, this unit explores the history of Early Modern Europe a crucial period in shaping both Europe and the world we live in today. It investigates cultural, intellectual and religious change; the rise of the modern state; war and empire; the emergence of human rights; and modern political culture. Case studies include the Renaissance, the Spanish Empire, the Reformation, Witchcraft, the Enlightenment, the French and Industrial Revolutions, and German nationalism.

Summary

Unit name European History: Renaissance to Revolutions
Unit code HTA101
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Doctor Elizabeth Freeman
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Introductory

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain key developments and processes in the emergence of modern Europe and the shaping of the modern world
  • Apply skills in researching and critically analysing historical evidence and the work of historians
  • Apply skills in formulating and communicating historical arguments according to the conventions of the History discipline
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090305 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

HTA106 AND HTA100 AND HTA103

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (20%)|Examination - take home (30%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (10%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)
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Textbooks

Required Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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