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BA/BSocSc Ancient History/History- Single Major

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
27824 AUD
National
6687 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

This dual degree program allows students to combine studies in the unique and innovative Bachelor of Social Science program with a wide range of majors in the arts. For example, foreign language studies can be combined with a major in Development. The Bachelor of Social Science teaches students how to develop strategies to help find solutions to a range of social issues at the local, national and international level.

This major offers students a wide spectrum of courses dealing with the ancient and modern worlds. Ancient History allows students to examine the early Mediterranean cultures, including their art, literature, religion, philosophy and social customs. Students will be able to examine early Mediterranean cultures through to cultures of the Middle Ages and beyond, including modern Europe, Asia, the Pacific and Australia. Given the lasting influence of ancient ideas and institutions, the study of Ancient History helps to provide a basis for deeper understanding of modern society. History teaches students how to interrogate the past and enter into dialogue with forces that have shaped a variety of cultures of the modern world.

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • OP/Entry rank:11/76
  • Year 12 or equivalent English.

 For International students:

  • Year 12 or equivalent English.
  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

 

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Course Modules

Bachelor of Social Science:

      Part A-Compulsory:

  • ANTH1030 Anthropology of Current World Issues: An Introduction
  • POLS1102 Introduction to Politics & Public Policy
  • SOCY1050 Introduction to Sociology
  • POLS2703 Principles of Research: Social and Comparative Perspectives
  • SOCY2339 Introducing Quantitative Research
  • SOCY3329 Qualitative Social Research
  • SOSC3201 Research, Planning and Design
  • SOSC3211 Project
  • ANTH2270 Migration, Culture and Identity
  • POLS2402 Globalisation & International Political Economy

      Part B-Major

      Development:

  • POLS1701 Introduction to International Inequality & Development
  • ANTH2060 Environmental Anthropology
  • ANTH2250 Medical Anthropology: Local and Global Perspectives
  • ANTH2260 Applied Anthropology and Indigenous Territories
  • POLS2101 Indigenous Politics & Policy
  • POLS2404 The Political Dynamics of Development and Resistance
  • POLS2603 Gender and Global Politics
  • SOCY2020 Sociology of the Environment
  • SOCY2220 Globalisation & Development in Post-Colonial Societies
  • SOSC2288 Community Development: Local and International Practices
  • ANTH3019 Development Practice & Social Impact

      Social and Public Policy:

  • SWSP1011 The Welfare of Australians
  • POLS1101 Introduction to Australian Politics
  • POLS2101 Indigenous Politics & Policy
  • POLS2201 Australian Foreign Policy
  • POLS2401 Politics & the Economy
  • POLS3102 Governance & Australian Public Policy
  • POLS3115 Environmental Politics & Policy
  • POLY1000 Australian Social Policy
  • POLY3000 Analysis and Practice in Social Policy

       Health and Society:

  • SOCY1030 Introduction to Health, Illness and Society
  • ANTH2250 Medical Anthropology: Local and Global Perspectives
  • ECON2460 Health Economics
  • PUBH1103 Health Systems & Policy
  • PUBH2004 Understanding Health Behaviours
  • PUBH3001 Health Services Planning & Evaluation
  • SOCY2179 Sex, Drugs and Disease: Health of the Marginalised
  • SOSC2190 Human Bodies, Culture & Society
  • SOSC2288 Community Development: Local and International Practices
  • SOCY3020 Medicine, Markets and Health: Sociological Perspectives on Health and Illness

Amcient History/History-Single Major:

  • HIST1601 Turning Points in World History
  • ANCH1240 The Rise of Ancient Greece: Greek History to the 4th Century BC
  • ANCH1250 The Rise of Ancient Rome: Roman History from Romulus to Augustus
  • HIST2312 The History Makers 

       Ancient History:

  • ANCH2030 Myth, Magic and Religion in the Ancient World
  • ANCH2040 The World of Classical Athens: Democracy, Culture and Society
  • ANCH2130 Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World
  • ANCH2230 The Age of Imperial Rome: Politics and Society from Tiberius to Constantine
  • ANCH2250 The Career and Influence of Julius Caesar
  • ANCH2270 Art & Archaeology of Ancient Rome
  • ANCH2280 Roman Society & Civilisation
  • ANCH2290 Art & Archaeology of Ancient Greece
  • ANCH2431 The World of Late Antiquity
  • ANCH2500 Ancient History and Modern Cinema
  • [ANCH2050 Ancient World Study Tour: Sites and Museums    (or)
  • [ANCH2070 Study Tour: Sites and Museums of Roman Italy     (or)
  • [ANCH2900 R.D. Milns Antiquities Museum International Internship and Field

      History:

  • HIST2100 China: From Empire to Republic, 1500-1951
  • HIST2101 Contemporary China: The People's Republic, Hong Kong & Taiwan since 1949
  • HIST2107 The Modern Middle East
  • HIST2119 Modern Southeast Asia: Freedom, Power and the State
  • HIST2211 America in Film
  • HIST2245 Australians at War
  • HIST2247 The Making of Modern Australia: Society & Culture since 1901
  • HIST2407 Germany from Bismarck to Hitler (1870-1933)
  • HIST2408 Germany from Hitler to Reunification (1933-1991)
  • HIST2411 Witchcraft & Demonology in Early Modern Europe & Its Colonies
  • HIST2412 The British Isles: 1500-1700
  • HIST2414 The Radical Right & Fascism in Europe
  • HIST2416 Medieval Heresy
  • HIST2417 Imperial Britain: Crisis and Conflict, 1815-1945
  • HIST2615 Age of Crusades
  • HIST2619 Japan and the World
  • HIST2707 The Anatomy of a Super Power: the US since 1945
  • WRIT3613 Making History
  • ANCH3020 Special Topic in Greek History
  • ANCH3030 Special Topic in Roman History

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

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