Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2015 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

Subject Information
Subject Code HIST232
Subject Name Russia in War and Revolution
Credit Points 8
Pre-Requisites 36cp including 6cp HIST or 36cp including 6cp POL or 36cp including 6cp AUST or 36cp including 6cp INTS
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Essay 2000 words (45%), web CT 1000 words (15%), examination (30%), participation (10%)
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.167
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1027  $ 1027  $ 1027  $ 1027  $ 1027  $ 1027 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Summer 2015/2016  (30-11-2015 to 12-02-2016)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 x 1 Hour Lecture and 2 x 2 Hour Tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Stephen Brown
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

Subject Description
This subject looks at a broad sweep of Russian history from the Vikings to the collapse of the Soviet Union in comparative context. Topics dealt with in detail include early Russia, the Mongols, the tsars, the Russian revolution, the Soviet Union and the Gorbachev era. The subject investigates the crucial role Russia has played in world history.

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
Students will acquire the following information, and generic skills/competencies as a result of their participation in this subject: Commitment to independent learning and critical analysis; coherent and extensive knowledge within a discipline; self confidence combined with written and oral skills of a high level; ability to analyse issues and critically evaluate arguments; acknowledgment of individual responsibilities and a capacity to challenge conventional wisdom.
Subject Objectives:
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to: Demonstrate a general knowledge of the different eras of Russian history and their relationship to world history; critically evaluate the historiography of Russia and its principal primary sources; express clearly in written and/or oral form views on issues raised by the subject; demonstrate the ability to undertake research using secondary sources.

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