Undergraduate Course: Social History 2.1 (ECSH08008)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The social, cultural and economic history of cities in the world urban industrial system. The course will focus on Europe and North America, with especial attention being paid to Ireland and Canada from the seventeenth century until the present.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
||Other requirements|| A pass in any first level course achieved no later than August of the previous academic year
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 33,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Social History 2.1 will be assessed based upon, one 2000 word essay (30%); one group project (20%) based on a 15 minute presentation made during a tutorial hour in week 11 which will be a combination of a single mark for the group as a whole (15%) and a research diary submitted by each member of the group (5%) to indicate their input to the project; and one written examination (50%).
Visiting Student Variant Assessment
Social History 2.1 will be assessed based upon, one 2000 word essay (20%); one group project (20%) based on a 15 minute presentation made during a tutorial hour which will be a combination of a single mark for the group as a whole (15%) and a research diary submitted by each member of the group (5%) to indicate their input to the project; and one written examination (60%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||1:30|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Resit Exam||1:30|
| - Student-led seminars are intended to develop the presentation and verbal skills of participating students.
- Written assignments are intended to develop the literary skills of students and their ability to construct coherent argument and analysis.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||To attend one tutorial group each week.
|Course organiser||Dr Erika Hanna
Tel: (0131 6)51 5215
|Course secretary||Mrs Summer Wight
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