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UNE unit code: HIST113

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Start
  • Trimester 2 - On Campus
  • Trimester 2 - Online
Campus
  • Armidale Campus
24/7 online support
  • Yes
Intensive schools
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  • No
Supervised exam
  • No
Credit points
  • 6

Unit information

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This unit covers the history of Europe from the start of the Reformation in 1517 to the French Revolution in 1789. In this period, Europe underwent profound transformations. The hegemony of the Catholic Church was challenged by the Protestant Reformation, which tore Europe apart as great dynasties and proto-nations fought for religious and political supremacy. European colonial empires were established in the Americas, Africa and Asia, revolutionising the world economy. Finally, the Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution decisively altered the intellectual landscape of the Western World. Europe as we know it today was moulded by the momentous events of this period.

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Mode/location
Trimester 2On Campus, Armidale Campus
Trimester 2Online

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Intensive schools

There are no intensive schools required for this unit.

Requisites

There are no requisites for this unit.

Notes

Please refer to the student handbook for further details on this unit.

Unit coordinator(s)

Francois Soyer

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a knowledge of the major events and developments which took place in early modern Europe;
  2. negotiate and evaluate a variety of sources, including primary sources;
  3. display well-developed research and writing skills in an essay exploring an issue of significance in the history of early Modern Europe;
  4. display essential knowledge of early modern Europe and the ability to communicate this clearly and coherently in their written assessments, tutorial participation and online forum participation; and
  5. reflect on their practice as developing historians.

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