Master of History


CRICOS course code: 108325D
Level of study: Postgraduate

With internationally renowned teaching staff, and surrounded by national cultural institutions, ANU is a historian’s dream.
Studying history at ANU you can draw upon our prize-winning teaching and research in Australian, North American, early modern and modern European, and British history, and the expertise of our leading centers for Indigenous history, environmental history, and biography.
The resources of the National Library of Australia, the National Archives of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, and the National Gallery of Australia are also all at your fingertips.
The Master of History provides the theoretical grounding and practical skills you need for the advanced study of history, plus the opportunity to tailor a program according to your interests. If you’re a secondary school teacher, you are able to focus on areas in the national curriculum for history.
Employment Opportunities
A Master of History will advance your career in government, industry, finance, politics, public relations, the services sector, teaching, the arts or in any profession requiring good management of diverse information, analytical and writing skills.
Learning Outcomes

Review, analyze, and synthesize historical materials, knowledge and theory;
Exercise critical thinking in historical theory while developing understanding of historical interpretations and debates;
Learn the technical skills needed to undertake independent historical research;
Present a clear and coherent exposition of historical ideas and materials to a variety of audiences, and
Undertake an independent research project.

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