Courses & Units

Age of Revolution and Empire: Britain and France HTA367

Hobart, Launceston


The late eighteenth century saw the beginning of revolutionary political, economic and cultural change that marked the emergence of modern nation states and cultures. France was site of the first modern political and social revolution, and came to dominate Europe under the leadership of Napoleon. Britain was transformed by war, industrial revolution and the development of a global empire. This unit takes a comparative history approach to studying key aspects of the emergence of Britain and France as modern imperial powers.


Unit name Age of Revolution and Empire: Britain and France
Unit code HTA367
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics

Dr Anthony Page

Teaching staff

Dr Anthony Page, Dr Gavin Daly

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


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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

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Learning Outcomes


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
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25 points at Introductory level in any discipline in any faculty


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Teaching Pattern

On Campus:
Weekly lectures (2 x 1-hour)
Fortnightly tutorials (1x 1-hour)

Off Campus:  
Weekly lectures (2 x 1-hr) via MyLO
Fortnightly tutorials (1x 1-hour) via videolink


3,000-word essay (40%), 500-word essay (10%), participation and quizzes (20%), Take home exam (30%).

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