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MO3508   America and Vietnam

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

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

America's involvement in Vietnam will be examined in the widest possible sense. Topics will include the reasons for the intervention, the nature of the war, the effect on American Cold War foreign policy and the reasons for the American defeat. The course will also study the effects of the war on the culture of the 1960s and the enduring legacy of the Vietnam experience.

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: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

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

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

Personnel

Module coordinator: Prof G J De Groot
Module teaching staff: Prof G De Groot