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Area/Catalogue
HUMS 1053

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
106073

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge of Australian History from European settlement to the end of World War 1.

Course content

Students will develop broad understanding of the events, theories and practices that influenced European settlement of Australia.  Students will also develop research skills through the exploration of  the theories and practice of colonialism, European settlement in Australia, effects on the environment, implications for Aboriginal Australians, pastoralism, industrialisation, technological developments, cultural politics, states and territories, historical events to the turn of the twentieth century, federation and the constitution, World War I, and the changing nature of national identity.

Textbook(s)

Gare, G & Ritter, D 2008, Making Australian history: perspectives on the past since 1788, Centage, South Melbourne, VIC.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Review 750 words 10% N/A
Journal 1500 words 35% N/A
Essay 2250 words 55% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Review 750 words 10% N/A
Journal 1500 words 35% N/A
Essay 2250 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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