Choose from a wide range of major study areas, equipping them for diverse careers in areas such as media, management, finance, education and government.
Selected major: Arts (History)
Research, engage and challenge traditional ideas and practices, while developing critical skills in understanding how history is both made and written. Learn about the historical antecedents of contemporary problems, including themes of war and peace, colonialism, gender, media, and political and radical history. Discover Big History and explore human existence in an interdisciplinary study of life from the Big Bang to the present.
Bachelor of Arts (History) from the Swinburne University of Technology graduates are well equipped to find work in areas where employers put a high premium on well-developed conceptual understanding and other critical and creative reasoning skills needed to come to terms with and respond effectively to the complex and changing demands of the contemporary workplace. Recent research emphasises the premium which employers place upon communication skills, collaboration, and flexible problem solving among Arts graduates. Area where graduates may be employed include: policy analysis and development, research, community development, administration, public relations, publishing and media.
Depending on their area of specialisation, Arts graduates may find employment as journalists, librarians, interpreters, sociologists, publishers, internet providers, marketers, writers and in the games industry, particularly in areas focusing on interactive content creation, game design, interface design and rapid prototyping.
Graduates may also be equipped to pursue a career in the broader media, digital media/multimedia and communications sectors.
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- Global History
- Australian History
- Big History: From the Big Bang to Global Civilisation
- Propaganda: A History of Media and Politics
- Colonialism: A Global History
- Gender and History
- War and Peace in the 20th Century
- History, Politics and Human Rights
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesHistory Ancient History Modern History View 13 other Bachelors in Modern History in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 088388C
Satisfactory completion of one of the following:
- IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
- Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 65%, all skills 65%
- Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.
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International28480 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28480 AUD per year during 36 months.
National14500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 AUD per year during 36 months.
National fee is Commonwealth supported
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.