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MO3043   Early Modern Rome (1300 - 1667)

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: See http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/infoug/ugtimetable

This module introduces students to the city considered the centre of the Western World and the heart of Christianity and later, Catholicism during the Reformation period. It examines the changing city as well as the its changing image and propaganda during a period when its primacy and importance was constantly and violently challenged and reasserted as a symbol of civilisation.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass at least 60 credits from {MO1007, MO1008, MO2008, HI2001, MH2002} or pass at least 60 credits from {ME1003, ME1006, ME2003, HI2001, MH2002}

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 280

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 13%
Coursework: 47%

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

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr E D Michelson
Module teaching staff: Dr J Condren