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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 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  18
Course Start Lifelong Learning - Session 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Seminar/Tutorial 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.
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No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. evaluate the impact and importance of the reformation in Scotland
  2. discuss the conflicting theories of seventeenth-century kingship
  3. account for the causes and consequences of the revolutions of 1637 and 1688-89
  4. understand the significance of the Union of the Crowns, how Scotland was governed after 1603 and the changing nature of Scotland's foreign relations
  5. 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.
Course organiserDr Sally Crumplin
Course secretaryMiss Zofia Guertin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855
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