Learn about history
History at Monash is one of the largest programs in Australia, covering American, Medieval and Renaissance, European, Australian, Asian, global history, Jewish and contemporary histories.
Why study history?
History is exciting, inspiring and diverse. Finding out about past peoples and societies opens up a world of fascinating stories and ideas. You’ll learn how history can inform the present and the future based on wise and unwise decisions made in the past. You’ll develop valuable skills in research, writing and forming a well-structured argument.
This area of study is offered in the following courses or can be taken where you have 8 free electives. To see if you can take this area of study within a double degree select from the course offering below.
As a Monash student you have the option to make your course an international one. One option is studying at a Monash campus abroad, and you'll have Malaysia, India, China or Prato (Italy) to choose from.
"[The knowledge I gained in historical studies] really gave me the grounding to do the political and military analysis I did for the Defence Department."
- Catherine Kimonides, Bachelor of Arts