ATAR cut-off
60.00
69.80 (Median ATAR)
60.65
69.80 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

3 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 10435
CRICOS code: 001602K

History

Study History at UON

History provides a window to the world, helping us understand and interpret the societies and cultures, the people, and events of the past.

With a major in history at the University of Newcastle, you will expand your historical horizons through studies ranging from the medieval period through to contemporary times.

Some courses in a history major survey the histories of nations or regions (Australia, Europe, Britain, the Asia Pacific, and the United States); others examine specific historical themes or events, including the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Vietnam War, women's history, and film and history.

A combination of cutting edge and traditional methods of teaching in a history major will encourage and enable you to grapple with issues of war, peace, race, violence, class, gender, disadvantage, government, the environment and so much more.

The ability to research, contextualise, critique, analyse, explain and communicate are transferable skills that are in considerable demand among employers. These essential skills make graduates who major in history highly employable individuals who can move with the times and adapt to new modes of work.

Expand your historical horizons and gain a wealth of transferable skills.

Careers

Employment opportunities for history majors include roles as teachers, in museums and in heritage management,  and in researcher in Government and industry. You may also choose to pursue a career in other industries that value excellent written and verbal communication skills, and analytical and critical thinking abilities such as law, human resources, marketing and journalism, to name a few.


Related information


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For more information about the Bachelor of Social Science, please refer to the handbook.

To learn more about our expertise in History, contact us.