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Single Major

History

Diploma in Arts

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
  • Museum technician
  • Historical adviser
  • History research officer
  • History teacher
  • Local history technician
  • Content writer

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

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Turning Points in World History
  • The Australian Experience
  • The Medieval and Early Modern World
  • The History Makers