History

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

History

Major

A major in History requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in History requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000 level units of study

HSTY1001
History Workshop
6      Semester 2
HSTY1002
Age of Empires
6      Semester 1
HSTY1003
Forging of the Modern World
6      Semester 2
HSTY1004
History Workshop: Premodern
6      Semester 1
HSTY1005
History Workshop: Modern/Contemporary
6      Semester 1
HSTY1006
History Workshop: Americas
6      Semester 2
HSTY1007
History Workshop: Europe
6      Semester 2

2000 level units of study

HSTY2304
Imperialism, 1815-2000

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of History or Ancient History
Semester 1
HSTY2607
Palestine, Israel and the Middle East

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in History, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Language and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
N JCTC2008 or GOVT2772
Semester 1
HSTY2608
European Film and History
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Though and Culture
N HSTY2008
Semester 1
HSTY2609
African-American History and Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies
Semester 1
HSTY2611
America in World Affairs: A History

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points of History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2613
Russia's Revolutions: 1905 to Present

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12cp at 1000 level History units
Semester 2
HSTY2616
The Human Rights Revolution

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2618
The Age of the Crusades

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in History or Ancient History
N HSTY2018
Semester 2
HSTY2626
Fascism and Antifascism

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points in History, Ancient History or Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
N HSTY2026
Semester 1
HSTY2629
Sex and Scandal

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of History or Ancient History
N HSTY2029
Semester 2
Winter Main
HSTY2631
Sin City? A History of Sydney
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2638
Modern China's Wars, 1895-1953

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of History or 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History
Semester 1
HSTY2640
Twentieth-Century China

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points each in either History or Asian Studies
N HSTY3071 or HSTY3072
Semester 1
HSTY2647
Renaissance Italy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points each in either History or Ancient History
N HSTY2047
Semester 2
HSTY2648
Australian History on Screen
6      Semester 2
HSTY2652
Genocide in Historical Perspective
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
Semester 1
HSTY2654
Pacific Ties: Australia, China, America
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or (completion of 24 credit points)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit will be delivered in Guilin, China. Additional travel-related costs will apply.
Intensive July
HSTY2656
A House Divided: The American Civil War
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2659
American Slavery
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N HSTY2059
Semester 2
HSTY2666
American Revolutions

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P (12 junior credit points in History or 12 junior credit points in Ancient History) or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1023 or HSTY1076))
N HSTY2066
Semester 1
HSTY2670
Black Manhattan

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points in Ancient History or (AMST1001 and (HSTY1023 or HSTY1076)) or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2672
Britain and the World: C.1837-1914

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points in History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2677
Australia: Politics and Nation
6    P 12 credt points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
Semester 1
HSTY2681
Colonialism in Modern Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies
Semester 1
HSTY2682
Portraits of Medieval Women

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points of History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
N HSTY3696
Semester 1
HSTY2689
Civility and Squalor: 18 C. British Isles

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points in junior History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
N HSTY3699
Semester 1
HSTY2693
Frontier Violence in Modern Memory

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of History or Ancient History
Semester 2
HSTY2696
The Empire Strikes Back

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of History or Ancient History
Semester 2
HSTY2700
What Do We Want? Protest in Australia

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points in HSTY or ANHS
Semester 2
HSTY2702
Gender and Medicine in Modern America

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies
N HSTY2619, HSTY2697
Semester 1
HSTY2703
Convicts and Capitalists
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
Semester 1
HSTY2704
Vikings of the Sunrise

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 1
HSTY2705
History of Capitalism

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 2
HSTY2706
France in Modern Europe and Beyond

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
N HSTY2658
Semester 1
HSTY2709
The Chinese World
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N ASNS1101 or HSTY1090
Semester 2
HSTY2710
Renaissance and Reformation
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N HSTY1031
Semester 1
HSTY2711
Revolutionary Europe 1780-1920
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N HSTY1045
Semester 1
ANHS2603
Ancient Greek Democracies

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History or History OR 6 Junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points of either Classical Studies, Latin, Greek (Ancient) or Archaeology
N ANHS2003
Semester 2
ANHS2606
The City of Rome: History and Landscape

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 6 Junior credit points in ANHS and 6 credit points in any of Ancient History, History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Greek (Ancient) or Latin or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive January
Semester 1
ANHS2609
Alexander and the Hellenistic World
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 1
ANHS2610
SPQR: The Senate and the People of Rome
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 1
ANHS2614
The Emperor in the Roman World 14-117 AD
6      Summer Main
ANHS2618
The Later Roman Empire (AD 286-474)

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History, Greek (Ancient), Latin or History OR (6 Junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points of either History, Latin, Greek (Ancient), Philosophy or Archaeology)
Semester 2
ANHS2622
Herodotus and His World

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History or History OR (6 Junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points of either Latin, Greek (Ancient), History, or Archaeology)
N ANHS3609
Semester 2
ANHS2635
Augustus and the Roman Revolution

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Ancient History, Greek (Ancient), Latin or History or 6 Junior credit points in Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points in History, Latin, Greek (Ancient), Philosophy or Archaeology
Semester 1
ASNS2618
Remaking Chinese Society, 1949-Present

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    A Students with no prior knowledge of modern Chinese history are encouraged to read an introductory textbook (e.g., Edwin E. Moise. Modern China: A History. Second edition. Longman, 1994) before the start of the semester.
P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
N ASNS2118
Semester 1
ASNS2627
India, China, Tibet: Cultural Relations
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Summer Main
ASNS2631
Origins of Japanese Tradition

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Asian Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Chinese Studies, Indonesian Studies, Sanskrit, History, Ancient History or International and Global Studies


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
ASNS2634
Samurai and Merchants: Tokugawa Japan

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level each in either Asian Studies or History
N ASNS2304
Semester 2
ASNS2636
The Enigma of Japanese Power
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
N ASNS2306 or JPNS2316
Semester 2
ASNS2641
Traditional Korea
6    P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
N ASNS2501
Semester 1
ASNS2642
Modern Korea
6    P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
N ASNS2502
Semester 2
ASNS2660
Islam, Trade and Society-Arabia to SE Asia
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Junior credit points of Indonesian Studies)
N ASNS2402
Semester 1
ASNS2661
History of Modern Indonesia

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
Semester 1
ASNS2672
Japan in East Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
Semester 1
USSC2604
Sex, Race and Rock in the USA

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 junior credit points from one of the following subject area; American Studies, Anthropology, Music, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, English, European Studies, Government and International Relations, History, International and Global Studies, Media and Communications, Performance Studies, Philosophy, Political Economy or Sociology
N HSTY2057
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

HSTY3700
The East is Red: China 1949-1997
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3702
Century of Crisis? England 1603-1688
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 2
HSTY3704
American Indian Holocaust?
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
N HSTY2663
Semester 2
HSTY3705
Reconquest? A history of medieval Spain
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
N HSTY2695
Semester 2
HSTY3706
Venice Floating City: Myth and History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
N HSTY2645
Semester 1
HSTY3707
France 1500-1800
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3708
Australia: Environmental History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
N HSTY 2615
Semester 2
HSTY3710
Contemporary Europe
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
N HSTY2605: Contemporary Europe
Semester 2
HSTY3711
History and Grand Strategy
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 2
HSTY3901
History in the Making
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 1
HSTY3902
History Beyond the Classroom
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2
HSTY3903
History and Historians
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2
ANHS3635
Historiography Ancient and Modern
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
N ANHS2691 or ANHS2692 or ANHS2612
Semester 2
ASNS3002
Modern Japanese Social History

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 1
ASNS3664
Transforming Southeast Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
N ASNS2664
Semester 2
JCTC3002
The Holocaust: History and Aftermath

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or 12 credit Points at 2000 level in European Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2
JCTC3003
The Modern Jewish Experience

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or 12 credit points at 2000 level in European Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Modern Hebrew
Semester 1
ITLN3662
Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 6 Senior credit points in any of European Studies, European or Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies or Asian Studies or Government or History or Ancient History or Philosophy or Studies in Religion or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Italian Studies or History
Semester 1
USSC3603
Dissent and Protest in America
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

HSTY3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in History requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level seminar core units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

HSTY4101
Approach Seminar
6      Semester 1
HSTY4102
Field Seminar
6      Semester 1

Honours thesis units of study

HSTY4201
History Honours Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY4202
History Honours Thesis 2
24      Semester 1
Semester 2

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in History are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2020.