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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of History, Classics and Archaeology : Lifelong Learning (HCA)

Undergraduate Course: Scotland: from Reformation to Revolution, 1560-1690 (LLLE07002)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.

From the Reformation in 1560 to the revolutions of the 17th century. Discover some of Scotland┐s best known and influential monarchs - Mary, Queen of Scots, James VI, Charles I - within the context of the social and political factors which influenced early modern Scotland.
Course description Content of course
1. The Reformation in Scotland: the condition of the pre-Reformation church
2. The Reformation in Scotland: the Reformation of 1560 and the post-Reformation church
3. Mary Queen of Scots
4. James VI
5. Charles I: The National Covenant, Revolution and war
6. The Scottish Witch-Hunt
7. Restoration to Revolution
8. Social and Economic conditions in 17th century Scotland
9. Relations with England: the run up to union
10. Visit to National Museum of Scotland
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Lifelong Learning - Session 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 78 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) The assessment is a 2000 word essay, worth 100% of the total mark.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the student should be able to:
┐ evaluate the impact and importance of the reformation in Scotland.
┐ discuss the conflicting theories of seventeenth-century kingship.
┐ account for the causes and consequences of the revolutions of 1637 and 1688-89.
┐ understand the significance of the Union of the Crowns, how Scotland was governed after 1603 and the changing nature of Scotland's foreign relations.
┐ understand what is meant by the term 'early-modern Scotland' and discuss the changes taking place in Scotland's political and social structures in this period.
Reading List
Dawson, Jane, 2007. Scotland Re-formed, 1488-1587. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Mason, Roger, 2008. Empire, Union and Reform: Scotland, 1587-1690. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Landsman, Ned, 2008. Nation, State, Province, Empire: Scotland, 1690-1790. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements This is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.
KeywordsZZoll
Contacts
Course organiserDr Sally Crumplin
Tel:
Email: Sally.Crumplin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855
Email: Sabine.Murdoch@ed.ac.uk
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