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HIST401 A Topic in New Zealand History

This paper examines historical and contemporary migration to New Zealand with a particular focus on ethnicity and race. It analyses key debates and examines a number of methodological approaches. A key feature of the paper is the development of an online Migration Museum of Otago.

Paper title A Topic in New Zealand History
Paper code HIST401
Subject History
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,098.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,352.87

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Pre or Corequisite
48 300-level HIST points
Teaching staff
Professor Angela McCarthy
Teaching Arrangements
Course material will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of the patterns and processes of migration to New Zealand in its global context
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the main interdisciplinary themes and debates relating to migration, race and ethnicity in New Zealand
  • Evaluate diverse interdisciplinary concepts and perspectives about migration
  • Evaluate the key benefits, drawbacks and interpretations of primary and secondary sources
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team.

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Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system