Courses & Units

History in Focus HTA378

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name History in Focus
Unit code HTA378
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
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

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

Key

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 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
090305 $1,828.00 $858.00 not applicable $1,828.00

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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:

HTA258 or HTA358

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus
Weekly online lectures or equivalent (1.5 hours) and weekly tutorial (1.5 hours). 

Off Campus
Weekly online lectures or equivalent (1.5 hours) and weekly participation in online discussions

 

AssessmentTake-home exam (30%)|Tutorial quizzes (15%)|Primary source analysis (15%)|Research essay (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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