Undergraduate Course: General Scottish History Paper (SCHI10025)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This paper is taken only by those students on the single honours Scottish History degree. There is no course attached to it and it is designed to test the students┐ ability to reflect in a general way on major issues in Scottish History and historiography.
There is no course attached to this paper.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| A pass in 40 credits of third level historical courses or equivalent.
Before enrolling students on this course, Directors are asked to contact the History Honours Admission Administrator to ensure that a place is available (Tel: 503780).
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One two hour examination in which three questions have to be answered from a choice of about fifteen.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate, by way of examination as required, command of the general aspects of Scottish history and an ability to reflect on them in an informed manner.
- demonstrate, by way of examination as required, an ability to read, analyse and reflect critically upon relevant scholarship;
- demonstrate, by way of examination as required, an ability to understand, evaluate and utilise a variety of primary source material;
- demonstrate, by way of examination as required, the ability to develop and sustain scholarly arguments in written form, by formulating appropriate questions and utilising relevant evidence;
- demonstrate independence of mind and initiative; intellectual integrity and maturity; an ability to evaluate the work of others, including peers.
|M Lynch, Scotland: A New History (London, 1992)|
M Lynch (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Scottish History (Oxford, 2001)
T.M.Devine, The Scottish Nation: A Modern History (London, 2011)
T.M.Devine and Jenny Wormald (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Modern Scottish History (Oxford, 2012)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||There are no scheduled class hours, this is a general, or synoptic, paper which builds on knowledge gained in courses taken by single honours Scottish History Students.
|Keywords||General Scottish Paper
|Course organiser||Prof Ewen Cameron
Tel: (0131 6)50 4031
|Course secretary||Miss Clare Guymer
Tel: (0131 6)50 4030
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