Writing History: People, Places and Times

PWR70004 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 contact hours - Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2024 teaching periods


HOL Study Period 2

27 May 24 - 25 Aug 24

17 Sep 24

Last self enrolment:
9 Jun 24

17 Jun 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Jul 24


LPW602(Z) - Writing History: People, Places and Times

Aims and objectives

In this subject, students will learn the dimensions of research and publication in the writing of history. Students will develop the skills needed to create narratives using local, family, social or material history and to produce a piece of writing for publication in print and/or online.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO) 
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Identify and critically evaluate the debates, methodologies, and techniques used to write, creatively interpret, and document historical events in a variety of forms and genres.
2. Demonstrate the different writing skills and techniques required to create critically informed pieces of writing that engage with the debates, issues and varying elements of history.
3. Conceptualize, plan, research, and produce a piece of writing that engages with, creatively illustrates, or interprets an aspect of history.