Undergraduate Course: Scotland: from Reformation to Revolution, 1560-1690 (LLLE07002)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This 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.
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)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Lifelong Learning - Session 2
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The assessment is a 2000 word essay, worth 100% of the total mark.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will 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.
|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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.
|Course organiser||Dr Sally Crumplin
|Course secretary||Mr Benjamin Mcnab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832