Undergraduate Course: Economy, State and Society in Britain's Colonial Empire in the 19th Century (ECSH10078)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course examines the ways in which British colonial societies developed economically, how they were governed and their place within an imperial system. It also examines the nature of social relationships within colonial societies.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| A pass or passes in 40 credits of first level historical courses or equivalent and a pass or passes in 40 credits of second level historical courses or equivalent.
Before enrolling students on this course, Directors are asked to contact the History Honours Admission Secretary to ensure that a place is available (Tel: 503783).
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should usually have at least 3 History courses at Grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course students will have:
- Acquired an understanding of debates surrounding the key factors shaping British imperial rule and colonial societies in the nineteenth century;
- Engaged critically with relevant historiography;
- Developed skills in using primary source materials relevant to the study of a range of aspects of the experience of empire.
- Developed presentation skills through seminar presentations;
- Further developed skills in researching and writing coherently argued essays and in effectively presenting evidence and analysis.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Esther Breitenbach
Tel: (0131 6)50 4050
|Course secretary||Mrs Caroline Cullen
Tel: (0131 6)50 3781