History is a vast and endlessly fascinating subject of study that has many areas of specialisation. This unit will focus on a particular period, place, and/or historical theme. In doing so you will develop a deep critical engagement with key sources, issues and debates within a field of history.
In 2022 the unit’s focus is Renaissance and Reformation Europe.
|Unit name||History in Focus|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Elizabeth Freeman|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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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.
- Demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of continuity and change in a particular period, place, and/or historical theme.
- Demonstrate a sophisticated ability to examine historical sources and issues according to the methodological and ethical conventions of the History discipline.
- Construct evidence-based arguments or narratives in audio, digital, oral, visual or written form.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Prerequisites25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:HTA258 or HTA358
Lecture: 2 x 1-hour weekly lectures
Tutorial: 7 x 1 hour tutorials
Lecture: 2 x 1-hour weekly recorded lectures
Tutorial: 7 x 1-hour web-conference tutorials, OR 7 x tutorial discussion boards.
|Assessment||Take-home exam (30%)|Tutorial quizzes (15%)|Primary source analysis (15%)|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.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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