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Graduate Certificate in World Historical Studies

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    4 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Griffith University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Graduate Certificate in World Historical Studies program offered through Open Universities Australia will give you education and knowledge in a variety of historical and cultural subjects. Studying this course, you will also learn about global issues such as environmental pressures, warfare and terrorism.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent, or relevant work experience.

Areas of study

During this graduate certificate program, the subjects you will study include:

  • Cross-cultural world history
  • Europe in the world, c.1500-2000CE
  • Landscape, ecology and empire, c. 1500-1900
  • Progressive traditions: Australia and the world
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate in World Historical Studies from Griffith University.

This graduate certificate program will give you knowledge and understanding of current world issues and approaches in world history. You will also gain competence in historical and cross-cultural interpretation. This course is ideal for any teacher looking to upgrade or extend their knowledge and skill set.

Curious about where a career in arts could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • History Teacher
  • History Tutor
  • Historical Interpreter

Payment options & support

Finance options

FEE-HELP is available.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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