History as a Discipline: Development and Key Concepts
SCQF level 8
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF level 8
This module provides an introduction to key theoretical and methodological approaches which have characterised the emergence of History as a discipline since medieval times. It covers a number of influential historical schools and perspectives, which are taught thematically with reference to the medieval, early modern and late modern periods. The module builds on knowledge acquired by students during their first three semesters of study and equips them with the skills to undertake honours work in History.
Pre-requisite(s): any 3 History modules (AN, ME or MO), including at least 1 at 2000-level.
Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial.
Scheduled learning hours: 44
Guided independent study hours: 156
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%