University of New England UNE

Advanced Diploma of Local, Family and Applied History

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00003G

This course provides an opportunity for people interested in local, family and applied history to pursue formal studies in their areas of interest and to acquire qualifications as historians. The focus is on learning and practising the specific skills and knowledge required to investigate, interpret and present histories that meet professional standards, utilise different sources and media, and engage a variety of different audiences. Course content includes introductions to the history and nature of history; the evolution of local, family and applied history; the development of skills to research and interpret heritage sites, memorials, material culture, museums and oral history interviews; the importance of national and international perspectives; and opportunities for work experiences as professional historians.


72 credit points (equivalent to 12 standard units) including core units and a choice of listed and elective units.


  • Local, family and applied history

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. Successful completion of this course entitles students to credit (advanced standing) in the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Historical Inquiry and Practice

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $40,320 Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

For international students this course is only available off-campus (distance education). CSP quotas apply.

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