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HI4998   Honours Project in History

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: Both

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the Second year of the Honours Programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

A series of compulsory fortnightly meetings forms an integral part of the work. These group meetings are to discuss general approaches and difficulties of researching, preparing and presenting the outcome of the Project. You will be assigned to small groups for a series of one-hour meetings over the semester. You will meet with your assigned tutor in week 1 of the semester to outline what you might do for the Project. You will produce an abstract of your Project to be presented at the next meeting (week 3) and an indicative bibliography (week 5). In week 8 you will submit a structural outline of the project, and give a presentation in week 9. The final Project will be submitted at the end of week 11.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take HI4997 or take HI4999

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Fortnightly tutorials.

Scheduled learning hours: 12

Guided independent study hours: 288

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 25%
Coursework: 75%

Re-assessment: 5,000-word essay (it can be on the same general subject as the original project, but not addressing the same question)