Master of Arts (History)


Typical courses

  • American Sixties
  • American Voices: Aspects of Social Thought in the United States, 1900-1990
  • Australians at Work
  • Convicts and Emigrants: Australia, 1770s to 1870s
  • Country Lives: Australian Rural History
  • Crimes, Courts and Crucifixions: Maintaining Order in the Roman Empire Electric Citizens: The Rise of the Modern Mediain the United States, 1865-2000
  • Healing Powers: Medicine and Society Since 1750
  • History and Theory
  • History of Western Sexuality
  • Human Variations and Racism in Western Culture,c. 1450-1950
  • Indigenous Australian History
  • Museums and Society
  • Popular Culture, Gender and Modernity
  • Real Men: Manhood and Identity in the Western World
  • Religion and Society in the Roman Empire
  • Researching and Writing History
  • Technology and Society, 1800-2000
  • The French Revolution and Napoleonic Europe
  • The Great War, 1914-1918
  • Tudor-Stuart England c.1485-1714: Politics, Society, Culture
  • Urban Australia, 1870-1970
  • World At War, 1939-1945

Our rankings

At the ANU you can learn from experts in your field. In the 2010 QS World University Rankings ANU was ranked number one in Australia and 13 in the world for social sciences, and number one in Australia and 17 in the world for arts and humanities.


Applicants should have a four year Bachelors degree with Honours in a cognate area from an Australian tertiary institution or its international equivalent. Equivalence may be met by the completion of the Graduate Diploma in Arts (History) with a minimum 70% course average.