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History is an ongoing dialogue between the present and the past.

As a student, you'll gain an understanding of cause and consequence, and change and continuity, as you learn what informs people and their attitudes, motivations and prejudices.

Your major can lead to work that requires researching, writing and presentation skills. This includes roles in museums, publishing and international agencies.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for history

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Museum operations manager
  • Family history research officer
  • Publishing coordinator
  • Editor
  • Historian
  • Historical adviser
  • History and humanities teacher
  • Historical researcher

This major is available as:

  • Major
  • Extended major

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study