Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Students completing this course will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key issues relating to the social, economic, cultural and political history of Britain and its emergence as a world power.
- Critically analyse and apply important concepts in the study of change in modern societies.
- Evaluate and debate contemporary scholarship on British history.
- Make critical use of period sources as a way of gaining information about the past.
- Construct sustained evidence-based arguments addressing key issues in British history.
- Design and complete a research project related to course themes with assistance from the convenor.
1st essay 2,500 words (35%) [assesses LOs 1,2,3,4,5]
Research essay 3,500 words (55%) [assesses LOs 1,2,3,4,5,6]
Oral and/or written contribution to class activities (10%) [assesses LOs 1,2,3,4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 30 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 18 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 100 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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