The Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme consists of 24 courses of which 8 courses are at 100-level, 8 courses are at 200-level and 8 courses are at 300-level including 2 x 100-level university courses and 2 x 200-level university courses. The disciplines permitted as a major for the Bachelor of Arts degree in 2017 are:

Bachelor of History


Studying history helps you to become a critical thinker, an independent researcher, and a conscientious global citizen. As a historian, you learn about past societies and examine the processes that underlie global and local events. You learn how to carefully weigh the evidence and come to well-supported conclusions. You also learn how to critically respond to the arguments of others. You will know answers to some big questions, such as Why did China build the Great Wall? Why did Karl Marx think all workers were in chains? And other important questions related to the History of the Pacific Islands.

History prepares you well for many jobs in which you need good critical thinking and writing skills.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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This course is Campus based
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Feb 2020
Sep 2020
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