History 4A

Subject 131-401 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: As per subject requirement or regular consultations with supervising lecturer
Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week , 8 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Usually admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in history.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Catherine Kovesi


Subject Overview: This subject entails an approved topic in history not listed as a fourth-year offering. This is only available in special circumstances and students must have the approval of the fourth-year honours coordinator or Head of School before they enrol. Students who complete this subject will acquire additional information, methodologies or skills directly relevant to their fourth year studies.
  • have acquired additional information or methodology or skills directly relevant to their Honours Studies.
Assessment: Written work totalling 5000 words 100% (due at the end of the semester).
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:
  • demonstrate research skills through competent use of the library and other information sources;
  • show critical thinking and analysis through recommended reading, essay writing, completion and by determining the strength of an argument;
  • demonstrate time management and planning through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, essay and assignment;
  • demonstrate written communication through essay preparation and writing.
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: History

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