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ATS1325

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rachel Stevens and Paula Michaels (Clayton & Caulfield)

Notes

Previously coded INT1010

Synopsis

This unit is designed to give you the historical background and conceptual tools to understand the contemporary world. It traces the key political, economic, and social developments since 1945 that have brought us to where we are today.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of modern world history.
  2. Understand who we are and how we got here.
  3. Demonstrate sound knowledge of current affairs and debates about the future.
  4. Demonstrate improved oral and written communication skills, particularly in relation to the analysis and explanation of ideas and the development of argument.
  5. Successfully undertake a variety of research and writing tasks.

Assessment

Written work: 90%
Class participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

one 90 minute lecture
one 1-hour tutorial per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prohibitions