This unit explores the first wave of globalisation that occurred in the long nineteenth century, between the Age of Revolution and the First World War. We explore how the world was transformed by the spread of industrialisation, nationalism, capitalism, imperialism, racism and ideologies of progress. Using a series of case studies to examine the impact of these changes on people living in different parts of the globe, this unit will enhance your understanding of the origins of our modern world.
|Unit name||World History: The First Globalisation|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Explain key developments in modern world history and develop a global perspective on how societies have interacted through time
- 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 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
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|Assessment||Take-home exam (40%)|Participation (10%)|Short assignment (10%)|Research essay (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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