Courses & Units

History in Focus HTA378

Launceston, Hobart

Note:

In 2021 this unit will focus on the history of Europe in the era of the Cold War, from the end of the Second World War to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

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.

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 Gavin Daly
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Advanced

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

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 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

  • 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 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50

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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:

HTA210 or HTA310|HTA247 or HTA347

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - take home (40%)|Attendance (10%)|Assignment (10%)|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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