History 4A

Subject HIST40001 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

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

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: As per subject requirement or regular consultations with supervising lecturer
Total Time Commitment:

Total time commitment 120 hours


Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in history. This subject requires the approval of the course co-ordinator.



Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:


Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/


Richard Pennell rpennell@unimelb.edu.au

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 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.

Written work totalling 5000 words 100% (due at the end of the semester).

Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per working day. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
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.

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