Areas of Study

At Monash you can focus on your History studies on a number of different regions and countries across the world.


Asian History

Asia has historically occupied a position at the centre of the global economy. At Monash, we look back across the broad sweep of Asian history to understand the role that Asia has played in world history…
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American History

Monash offers a rich and exciting program of American history units. From the colonial to the modern era, we examine the key events, actors and themes of the American past…
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Australian History

Monash is a particularly active centre for the research and teaching of Australian History. The History program includes some of the foremost scholars of Australian history working on such topics as Australians at war, social and cultural history…
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Global History

Global history seeks to move beyond national categories to consider historical processes that transcend individual states, regions, and cultures. It examines topics such as the development and diffusion of new technologies, the impact of ecological transfers, the global nature of protest…
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Medieval and Renaissance History

Monash has long been a pioneer in the study of medieval and Renaissance history in Australia. With our centre in Italy, we offer a unique opportunity to pair academic study with travel to Europe…
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Modern European History

We offer an exciting program in modern European history, with a particular focus on Britain, France, Russia and Germany. You can explore the revolutions and wars that transformed the continent and the world…
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