UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

HIST4104 Topics in Global History

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in History [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
Content This unit consists of six seminar modules, each of which examines advanced topics and themes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century global history. It is taught by one or more academic staff from the discipline of History with expertise in Asian, American or African history, and requires students to analyse relevant primary and secondary texts and to research and write an original essay related to the themes of the unit.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) develop a critical understanding of important themes and topics in nineteenth- and twentieth-century global history; (2) develop an understanding of differing concepts of and approaches to global history; and (3) improve comprehension of these differing concepts and approaches, and to augment their original research skills in the field of global history.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) seminar participation; (2) a seminar paper; and (3) a research essay. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Ethan Blue and Dr Shino Konishi
Unit rules
Prerequisites: a major in History to an adequate standard
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.arts.uwa.edu.au/Units/HIST4104/SEM-2/2017

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