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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Undergraduate Course: Approaches to the History of the Middle East (IMES10016)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course aims to develop students' empirical and theoretical grasp of a number of key topics in the history of the Middle East, from the rise of the Islam to modern times. Students will also learn to tackle primary source material and develop their communication skills.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Before enrolling students on this course, you are asked to contact the IMES Secretary to ensure that a place is available (Tel: 504182, e-mail imes@ed.ac.uk).
Additional Costs Not more that 5 for course guide.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesVisiting students should have at least 3 courses in a suitable subject area at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
Students will develop substantive historical knowledge on a number of topics, they will develop the capactity to critically evaluate competing historiographical approaches, a sensitivity to the problems posed by preimary sources, and enhanced communicative skills.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsIMES AppHistME
Contacts
Course organiser Course secretaryMrs Eleanor Birch
Tel: (0131 6)50 4182
Email: Eleanor.Birch@ed.ac.uk
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