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HI1302 - World History Since 1900

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject examines major developments in world history since the beginning of the 20th century. While giving due consideration to political and economic issues, it also explores the immense social and cultural transformations that have characterised this period.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop skills in historical writing and research;
  • to introduce students to some of the theories, methodologies and preoccupations of historians today;
  • to provide students with an historical perspective on the important events and changes of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Claire Brennan
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); quizzes or tests (10%); presentations (10%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (35%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Janice Wegner, Ms Angelica Geisel
Lecturers: Dr Janice Wegner, Ms Angelica Geisel.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); quizzes or tests (10%); presentations (10%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (35%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.