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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of History, Classics and Archaeology : Postgraduate (History, Classics and Archaeology)

Postgraduate Course: Supervised Reading Course (E&SH) (PGHC11092)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course provides a structured programme of in-depth reading designed to prepare for and contextualize the student┐s dissertation work. It is organized on the basis of five seminars of 90 minutes.
Course description The course focuses on historiographical and archival issues specific to the student's research topic. In addition, special attention will be paid to linking the reading programme to the theory and practice of other social sciences, such as economics, sociology, or social anthropology.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a detailed and critical command of the body of knowledge relevant to the intended dissertation topic
  2. Demonstrate an ability to analyse and reflect critically upon relevant scholarship concerning the dissertation topic
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and practice of social science approaches relevant to the dissertation topic
Reading List
No core reading.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsSupervised Reading E&SH
Contacts
Course organiserDr Nuala Zahedieh
Tel: (0131 6)50 3836
Email: N.Zahedieh@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Lindsay Scott
Tel: (0131 6)50 9948
Email: Lindsay.Scott@ed.ac.uk
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