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HST307 Applied History (8)

Abstract

This subject provides an introduction to the practice of applied history. Students will have the opportunity to apply their historical knowledge and research skills by working on a research project at an archives or library using primary and secondary sources.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to demonstrate an understanding of the practice and place of applied history
- have developed the ability to plan an applied history project
- be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake an applied history project
- have broadened their knowledge and compentencies in practicing history

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
- Introduction to applied history - Review of primary and secondary sources - Review of historical methodology - Introduction to archives and records - Research proposal - Literature review - Applied history project (individual project under supervision of lecturer)

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 18 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.