Master of Arts (Military History) (8175)*
Please Note: This program is not taking new admissions.
The Master of Arts specialising in Military History is designed for history teachers, postgraduate scholars; those with a professional need (such as secondary history teachers responding to some of the demands of the new national curriculum), members of the Australian Defence Force, or anyone who wishes to gain a comprehensive understanding of the major themes and issues in the field of military history.
If you require more information about the program, or are currently in a Masters program and would like to enquire if you are eligible to transfer into this program, please contact:
Dr Belinda Edwards
Students undertaking the Master of Arts in Military History are required to complete eight courses (48 UOC) in any combination from Key Topics and/or Further Options.
The option of undertaking a research project is available to Masters students who attain a high credit average or better in courses worth 24 UOC and is subject to the approval of the Head of School. The research project is recommended for those with a strong interest in pursuing original research in a particular area or intending to undertake a higher level research qualification.
ZHSS8212 Research Project-- History Single Session (12 UOC)
ZHSS8215 Research Project - History Full Year (12 UOC)
|Key Topics||Semester 1 - 2018||Semester 2 - 2018|
|Fighting the Second World War||Distance Mode||Not Offered|
|The Development of the Art of War: A Survey||Not Offered||Distance Mode|
|The Rise of the European Warfare State||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|The First World War 1914-1919||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Small Wars of Empire: Colonial Warfare from 1700||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Australian Military History: An Introduction||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|The Vietnam Wars: A Thirty Year Conflict||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Civil Wars: Societies in Conflict||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Further Options||Semester 1 - 2018||Semester 2 - 2018|
|War and Memory||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Modern Naval History and Strategy||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Genocide: Perception and Intervention||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Amphibious Warfare||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|Hegemony: Global Power in Historical Perspective||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|The Great Game: Geopolitics and Inner Eurasia||Not Offered||Not Offered|
|The Spanish Civil War||Not Offered||Not Offered|
1.1 Completion of a Bachelor's degree with Honours with a major in a cognate discipline; or
1.2 Completion of a Graduate Diploma in a cognate discipline; or
1.3 Completion of a 3 or 4-year Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline, which includes a major in the cognate discipline; and have completed at least 3-years full-time professional experience in cognate discipline; or
1.4 Completion of a Bachelor degree in a NON-cognate discipline and have completed at least 4-years full-time professional experience in a cognate discipline; or
1.5 Evidence of other academic qualifications and professional experience to be submitted to the relevant Program Authority to be acceptable grounds for admission into the degree.
Military History specialisation - Humanities and Social Science
Strategy and Security specialisation - Humanities and Social Science
Strategy and Management specialisation - Humanities and Social Science, Management
See UNSW Canberra pathway options for admission to the MA program.