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Undergraduate Course: Introduction to Medieval Europe 2B (HIST08027)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaHistory Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course encourages students to reflect upon the importance of the Middle Ages for understanding European history, and to engage directly with selected key primary texts. It also encourages them to consider medieval history in multi-disciplinary terms, and seeks to provide vital preparation for all students intending to continue with the study of history, especially medieval history, at Honours level.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Introduction to Medieval Europe 2 (HIST08018)
Other requirements A pass in any first level course.
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesVisiting students should usually have at least 1 introductory level History course at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses.
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?No
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information All students will attend a weekly tutorial group from Weeks 2 to 11 inclusive.
Course Start Date 13/01/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 22, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 162 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 30 %, Practical Exam 20 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
* demonstrate understanding of the key concepts of medieval history, specifically medieval European society and the changes that took place over the period 1200-1450, by way of essay and examination;
* demonstrate skill in research and writing by producing a sound and competent essay, in accordance with the extended common marking scale;
* demonstrate, by way of critical source analysis, an awareness of the nature and use of historical evidence;
* present evaluations and conclusions clearly in both written and oral form;
* evaluate the work of others, including peers;
* manage independently one's personal timetable, workload and other priorities in order to meet established deadlines.
Assessment Information
Students will sit a two-hour Degree Examination in the May diet (50%) of the assessment. In addition they will submit one essay of c. 2,000 words (30%). Their participation in tutorials (20%) will be based in part on peer assessment (10%), with a pro forma questionnaire being completed by all members of the tutorial. The tutor assigns the other 10% on the basis of attendance and overall contribution to the class.
Visiting Students are required to sit the degree exam.
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Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsMed. Europe 2B
Course organiserDr Cordelia Beattie
Tel: (0131 6)50 3778
Course secretaryMiss Clare Guymer
Tel: (0131 6)50 4030
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