HIST401H History Hons Coursework

Updated: 18 February 2019
Credit Points 24
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Year Long 1 Online
Armidale Year Long 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s)

Intensive schools are for students enrolled in Online Mode only, unless specified in the notes.

Start Finish Attendance Notes
Mandatory By arrangement.
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in BA(Hons)
Co-requisites HIST402H (full-time students)
Restrictions HIST400

Honours candidates only

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Matthew Allen (mallen28@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit prepares students for writing their theses by examining historical methodology and practice. Students will participate in a regular seminar series (run both on campus and online) focussed on methods of historical research and styles of historical writing. They will be required to conduct a literature review of a relevant historical field, analyse a significant historical method, evaluate examples of thesis-writing and present a seminar paper on a topic related to their thesis.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. apply advanced critical thinking skills to identify clearly an area of academic study appropriate to postgraduate level work;
  2. demonstrate intellectual independence and work effectively with limited supervision;
  3. demonstrate a coherent and advanced understanding of the principal themes and methodology in their chosen area of study within the history discipline; and
  4. critically analyse key themes within history of study and present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas.