History

History

Advanced coursework

Advanced Coursework requires completion of a minimum of 24 credit points, including:
(i) a research, community, industry or entrepreneurship project of at least 12 and up to 36 credit points.

Advanced Coursework units of study

SOPH4002 SOPHI Advanced Seminar A

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: HSTY3998 or HSTY3999 or ANHS3998 or ANHS3999 or GCST3998 or GCST3999 or ARCO3998 or ARCO3999 or PHIL3998 or PHIL3999 Assessment: 1x1500wd Seminar Presentation (25%), 1x3000wd Written Assessment (50%), 1x1500wd Literature Review (25%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides research training, methodological understanding and problem-solving scenarios for students seeking to enhance the skills acquired in History, Philosophy, Archaeology, Ancient History, or Gender and Cultural Studies. Emphasis is placed on developing the ability to apply methods of philosophical, historical, cultural, gender or archaeological inquiry to contemporary problems and to communicate findings to non-academic audiences.
SOPH4003 SOPHI Advanced Seminar B

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1X2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: HSTY3998 or HSTY3999 or ANHS3998 or ANHS3999 or GCST3998 or GCST3999 or ARCO3998 or ARCO3999 or PHIL3998 or PHIL3999 Assessment: 1x1500wd Seminar Presentation (25%), 1x3000wd Written Assessment (50%), 1x1500wd Literature Review (25%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides research training, methodological understanding and problem-solving scenarios for students seeking to enhance the skills acquired in History, Philosophy, Archaeology, Ancient History, or Gender and Cultural Studies. Emphasis is placed on developing the ability to apply methods of philosophical, historical, cultural, gender or archaeological inquiry to contemporary problems and to communicate findings to non-academic audiences.

Advanced Coursework project units of study

SOPH4001 SOPHI Project Unit

Credit points: 12 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 2x2hr seminar/week Prerequisites: HSTY3998 or HSTY3999 or ANHS3998 or ANHS3999 or GCST3998 or GCST3999 or ARCO3998 or ARCO3999 or PHIL3998 or PHIL3999 Assessment: 1x8000wd Research Project (60%), 1x2000wd Literature Review (20%), 1x2000wd (equivalent) Seminar Presentation (20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
What can the perspectives you bring from your studies in History, Philosophy, Gender and Cultural Studies, Archaeology and Ancient History bring to the framing and explanation of a contemporary issue? In this project unit students will develop a research project within their discipline, bringing to bear a range of methods in order to offer solutions to a broader contemporary social, economic or political question. Emphasis will be given to the ways discipline-specific approaches to research can be formally presented and communicated to non-specialist audiences.
FASS4901 Advanced Industry and Community Project A

Credit points: 6 Session: Intensive February,Intensive July Classes: 1x3hr workshop/week Corequisites: FASS4902 Assumed knowledge: Depth of knowledge in at least one discipline (major). Assessment: 1x1500wd Individual statement (20%), 1x2500wd Group proposal (40%), 1x20mins Group proposal presentation (20%), 1x Group participation mark (20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In this unit students work collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams on authentic, complex problem-based projects developed with project partners. Students will conduct self-directed research to address industry problems or identify industry opportunities which will provide context for their final recommendations. The unit will enhance a student's problem-solving ability through experiential evidence-based teaching approaches focused on project management, professional conduct, reflective practices and collaboration. This experience will equip students with a toolkit to become more adaptive and agile in responding to dynamic industry and community organisational environments.
FASS4902 Advanced Industry and Community Project B

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x3hr workshop/week Corequisites: FASS4901 Assumed knowledge: Depth of knowledge in at least one discipline (major). Assessment: 1x1500wd Individual statement (20%), 1x5000wd Final group report (40%), 1x20mins Final group presentation (20%), 1x Group participation mark (20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In this unit students work collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams on authentic, complex problem-based projects developed with project partners. Students will conduct self-directed research to address industry problems or identify industry opportunities which will provide context for their final recommendations. The unit will enhance a student's problem-solving ability through experiential evidence-based teaching approaches focused on project management, professional conduct, reflective practices and collaboration. This experience will equip students with a toolkit to become more adaptive and agile in responding to dynamic industry and community organisational environments.