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BA – History Major

Handbook year


Major code


Credit point value

24 credit points

Other details

Not all subjects available internally. Students will need to take some subjects offered only in external mode.


Division of Tropical Environments and Societies


Arts, Society and Education

Major Structure


Level 1

HI1001:03 A Time Traveller's Guide to Australian History: From Dream time to Federation

HI1302:03 Modern World History

Level 2

HI2001:03 The History of Global Connections

HI2005:03 Australian Environmental History or HI2007:03 Crime and Punishment in Australia

HI2021:03 Modern Australian History

HI2006:03 Australian and Pacific Exploration or HI2008:3 Australians in War and Peace: from frontiers to foreign fields

Level 3

HI3284:03 Researching History in Australia

PL3250:03 Australia and World Politics or PL3004:03 Contemporary Chinese History, Politics and Foreign Relations