Our history courses help you understand how to research and understand the past. As a history major, you can delve right into complex issues like war and peace, colonialism, social inequality and politics. 

Studying history will give you the critical thinking skills required to not only understand the past but to make informed decisions that help us drive our future.

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The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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