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MO3005   The Early Reformation in Europe (1517 - 1555)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: See

This module examines the development of the Reformation as a European movement in the period 1517-1555. The central question addressed is why, having made such an impact on Germany, the Reformation made only sporadic progress elsewhere. Cases studied include France, England, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy. The second half of the module explores the different media of conversion through which the evangelical message was communicated.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass at least 60 credits from {MO1007, MO1008, MO2008, HI2001, MH2002}

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour seminar, plus 1 office hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 40%
Coursework: 60%

Re-assessment: 4,000 - to 5,000-word essay = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr M McLean