HUMS 3049


Course Level


Offered Externally


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To develop students’ advanced knowledge on the relationship between power and resistance in the context of designing and managing an individual research project.

Course content

The course entails students to advance their knowledge on the relationship between power and resistance in a historical context. In so doing, students will advance their knowledge of relevant research project skills. Working with their project supervisor, students will develop and manage individual research projects on power and resistance in relation to cultural and historical topics such as the civil rights movement, worker’s rights, gender and sexuality, politics of protest, to name a few, occurring within the timeframe 1900-present.


Planning Your Qualitative Research Project 2007, Tom O'Donoghue, Routledge, London and New York


Completion of any first year course from the History and Global Politics major within MBAA Bachelor of Arts, DHLD Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Bachelor of Arts (History and Global Politics), Humanities and Social Sciences for Education major in LHSE Bachelor of Secondary Education (Honours) or by approval from the Program Director. Completion of any first year course from previous major/sub-major offerings of History and Cultural Studies or International Relations.



Teaching method

Component Duration
Seminar 2 hours x First 5 weeks of course
Directed Study N/A x 10 weeks

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


Case study, Essay


EFTSL*: 0.125
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