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Undergraduate | MAQ-MHIX1002 | 2023

Revolutions, Nationalism and Exploitation in the Modern World, 1789-2001

Study modern history across the world. You’ll explore revolutions, colonisation, and modernity. Uncover the darker side of economic growth—slavery, trafficking, and environmental plunder. Work on your academic skills, including research and essay writing.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 24 July 2023

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:

    1. Identify core issues and problems in building historical knowledge.
    2. Treat information in an ethical manner.
    3. Build personal and communication skills through participation in seminar discussion.
    4. Build scholarly arguments in response to historical questions, drawing upon primary and secondary sources

Entry requirements


NCCW (pre-2020 units) MHIS102 NCCW (2020 and onwards) MHIS1002 Revolutions, Nationalism and Exploitation in the Modern World, 1789-2001

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Student feedback

15 student respondents between: 01 Nov - 16 Nov 2022.

66%of students felt the study load was manageable

86%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Arts

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