Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Undergraduate study

First year courses

Course coordinator

Offered in:

HY102: 20th Century World History

Dr. Anurag Subramani

Semester 1

HY101: Pacific Islands Prehistory

Dr. Nicholas Halter

Semester 2

Second year courses

Course coordinator

Offered in:

HY201: Pacific History: Colonial Worlds to Independence

Dr. Anurag Subramani

Semester 1

HY202: Pacific History: Pre-colonial Power struggles in Polynesia

Dr. Nicholas Halter

Semester 1

HY206: Modern East Asian History

Dr. Ryota Nishino

Semester 2

HY207: Pacific History: Melanesian Worlds

Dr. Daniel Midena

Semester 2

Third year courses

Course coordinator

Offered in:

HY303: Special Topic: USA in Asia Pacific region

Dr. Ryota Nishino

Semester 1

HY305: World History: British Empire and Commonwealth

Dr. Ryota Nishino

Semester 1

HY302: Special Topic: History of Fiji

Dr. Nicholas Halter

Semester 2

HY304: Pacific History : Protest and Identity

Dr. Anurag Subramani

Semester 2

History has recently converted many of its courses to online mode so they can be accessed by students all over the Pacific region. A new Melanesian History course will be introduced in 2020 to replace HY205: Pacific History: Contact and Response.

Post-graduate diploma courses

Fourth year courses

Course coordinator

Offered in:

AL400 Research Methodologies in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Compulsory course offered by the School of Pacific Arts, Communication and Education

Semester 1

HY401: Reading and viewing in Pacific history

Dr. Nicholas Halter

Semester 1

HY402: Migration and Culture

Dr. Anurag Subramani

Semester 2

HY404: Special Topic

Dr. Ryota Nishino

Semester 2

Are you a history teacher looking to up-skill? Do you require a postgraduate diploma qualification for promotion at work? Learn the tools of the trade become an independent historical researcher! Take our Postgraduate Diploma in History one year full-time study or two years part-time. Special topics are offered each semester, such as Migration and Settlement in the Pacific; Race and Racism; Church history; Travel Writing; and Reading and Viewing the Pacific. There are flexible options available for teachers who are currently working full-time. Assessments can also be tailored so teachers can access and contribute to the creation of resources for senior secondary school history curriculum. Visit us on campus to discuss your options today.

Masters and PhD study

The history discipline welcomes masters and doctoral students for research by thesis. Please see our staff page for staff research interests and supervision specialties. Contact any history lecturer or the Social Sciences administrator, for further information. Scholarship opportunities may be available to assist your postgraduate study.

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