Local, Family and Applied History

Advanced Diploma in Local, Family and Applied History

Study modeOnline
Duration1.5 years full time;
up to 6 years part time

This course provides an opportunity for people interested in local, family and applied history to pursue formal studies in their areas of interest and to acquire qualifications as historians. The focus is on learning and practising the specific skills and knowledge required to investigate, interpret and present histories that meet professional standards, utilise different sources and media, and engage a variety of different audiences.

Core areas of study cover colonial and modern Australian history, European and the New World and Asian history, as well as the development of skills to investigate and interpret heritage sites, memorials, material culture, museums and oral history interviews.You can also choose from a large range of listed units including Researching and Applying History; Local and Community History; History as Film; Waking the Dead: Deaths, Burials and Memorials; Aboriginal History Since the Late 18th Century; The Swinging Sixties: The 1960s in America, Britain and Australia; to name a few.

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Graduate Diploma in Local, Family and Applied History

Study modeOnline
Duration1 year full time;
up to 4 years part time

This degree is a postgraduate, coursework diploma aimed at students with an interest in local, family and applied history and who have not necessarily done any formal study of history.

The diploma offers opportunities to extend skills in the research and presenting of, for example, local and community history, family history, history in museums, history through monuments, oral history, history and films and much more.

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You may also be interested in:

Bachelor of Historical Inquiry and Practice
Bachelor of Arts
Master of History