Undergraduate Course: Charlemagne and his World: Society, Culture and Empire in Frankish Europe c.750-900 (HIST10307)
|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||A study of the transformation of Western Europe during the reigns of Charlemagne and his predecessors in the fields of politics, economic, social and religious life, culture and ideology.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|Prohibited Combinations|| It is RECOMMENDED that students do NOT also take
Charlemagne and his World: Society and Empire in Western Europe C.750-900 (HIST10100)
||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 must contact the Visiting Student Section for admission to this course **
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Upon completion of the course it is intended that students will be able to:
a) produce a sound, properly referenced and analytical essay, in accordance with the common marking scale;
b) demonstrate by way of essay and examination an ability to analyse selected primary source material;
c) demonstrate, by way of essay and examination, awareness of the key events and developments in Frankish Europe between the early eighth century and 814;
d) demonstrate, by way of essay and examination, an ability to read secondary sources in a critical manner;
e) demonstrate the following transferable skills: independent gathering of relevant evidence pertaining to a posed problem; critical consideration of evidence in order to arrive at sound conclusions; evaluating the work of others, including peers; presenting evaluations and conclusions clearly in both written and oral form; independent management of personal timetable and workload.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Tom Brown
Tel: (0131 6)50 3761
|Course secretary||Miss Clare Guymer
Tel: (0131 6)50 4030