Unit Set Information

History Minor

Effective from 01-JAN-2017 : Code MIAAHY

The past is everywhere including the present. History enables us to understand our world and put the present in context. Students will study empires past and present, the media, slavery, wars, revolutions, poverty, human rights, dictators and democracies, as well as Australian history in a globalising world. The study of history is a good basis for understanding politics, heritage, and social and indigenous issues. It teaches analytical skills and a deep understanding of society.


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This Minor can be studied in the following courses:

Mode of Delivery

On Campus at Joondalup, Mount Lawley

Learning Outcomes

Minor Structure

Complete 90 credit points (6 units) from the following:

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
HIS1105World History15
HIS1106Themes in Australian History15
POL1103Modern Political Thought15
HIS2102War and Peace in the 20th Century15
HIS2100Witches, Regicides and Heretics: 14th to 17th Century Europe15
HIS3101Human Rights: Struggles for Global Justice15
HIS3105Criminal Underworlds: Crime and Society Since 180015
HIS3124The History and Sociology of Genocide15
HIS3106The World's Most Dangerous Places: Politics and History through Documentary15
HIS3104Revolutionary Europe 1789-187115
POL3124Hitler and Stalin: Studies in Power, Ideology and Propaganda15
POL3133Visionaries, Warmongers and Protesters: American Political History Through Film (1950-1975)15

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.