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HIST19031 Australia on the World Stage: History and Politics
Australia on the World Stage: History and Politics
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General Information

Overview

In this unit you will look at Australia and its place in a changing world. It begins with the human settlement of the Australian continent and its ‘international’ trade before 1788. You will then explore the impact of colonisation, the development of democratic institutions, and the emergence of a modern, multicultural nation. In the first half of the unit, you will consider key moments when Australia was on the world stage, such as the gold rushes, the Federation Movement, the world-leading women's rights movement, participation in the World Wars, and the failed republic campaign. In the second half of the unit, you will explore Australia's relationship with various nations. This unit challenges you to consider how Australia became the nation that it is today and how it has managed its relations with other countries. While this is a history unit, it also covers many topics in the arts including politics, geography, and international relations.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite: Minimum of 18 credit points

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Offerings For Term 1 - 2022

Online

Attendance Requirements

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Feedback

Students have expressed a high level of satisfaction with this unit and have highlighted the value of the online tutorials.

Recommendation

Student feedback has expressed a high level of satisfaction with this unit. In particular the optional online tutorials are valued as an opportunity to discuss the week's reading and lecture and raise questions. As a result, these will continue in future Terms.

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