Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students undertake an intensive, specialised study of history and/or methodology in a weekly seminar. The emphasis is on understanding primary sources through advanced conceptual frameworks and on developing individual research questions. Assessment is variable, but may include historiographical reviews, seminar presentations and research essay(s).

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Minchin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA - Bachelor of Arts Honours degree

Co-requisites HIS4SS2

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Minchin

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"2 hour seminar on a specialised subject which forms 25% of the honours mark."


Assessment elementComments%
Historiographical review essay (1000 words)20
Research essay (s) (6000) words70
Seminar presentation (1000 words)10