JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

Try new Subject Search!

We've released the new Subject Search, designed to be simpler and faster than the application below.

HI2022 - Nationalism in the Modern World

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

This subject examines the historical origins of nationalism, its development in 19th century Europe and subsequent spread around the globe. It pays particular attention to the diversity of nationalist ideas and movements and the variety of historical interpretations of nationalism.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop a critical appreciation of divergent historical interpretations of nationalism;
  • gain an understanding of the historical development of nationalism and its significance in the modern world;
  • develop skills in historical research, analysis and writing;
  • acquire the ability to assess a range of understandings of, and attitudes to, the concept of nationalism.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to use and interpret different media;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HI2020 HI3020 HI3021 HI3022 HI5021 HI5022

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Professor Russell McGregor.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (10%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (40%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Professor Russell McGregor.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (10%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (40%).

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.