Learn about recent Australian history through a global lens.
This is the final 3-week course in the 12-week HIST1051 program. This program provides an introduction to Australian history. It treats the development of Australian society from Aboriginal antiquity to the present, through the lenses of convicts and colonialism; war and conflict; migration and multiculturalism; landscape and the environment; and the development of democratic institutions. The course looks to Australian history to contextualise issues in contemporary Australia and introduces the skills and approaches employed in the study of the Australian past.
Please see the HIST1051: The Australian Experience course handbook for more detail.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of Australian history or their historical skills. You need to have completed the three previous courses in the HIST1051 program to enrol.
Who developed the course?
The University of Newcastle is a world-class university distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Ranked in Australia’s Top 10 universities, and 197th in the world (QS rankings, 2021).
- LocationNewcastle, Australia
- World rankingTop 200Source: QS World University Rankings 2021
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