Undergraduate Course: Currents of Radicalism, 1776-1832 (HIST10216)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||To explore the nature of radical politics and thought in Britain through the use of primary sources that will emphasise the diversity of radicalism and its influences and the wide variety of radical approaches to politics and society. As the term 'radicalism' was not a contemporary one, students will be encouraged to think critically about its use in the extensive secondary literature relating to this period of British History.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|Prohibited Combinations|| Students MUST NOT also be taking
Radicals And Reformers In Britain 1760-1832 (HIST10010)
||Other requirements|| A pass or passes in 40 credits of first level historical courses or equivalent and a pass or passes in 40 credits of second level historical courses or equivalent.
Before enrolling students on this course, Directors are asked to contact the History Honours Admission Secretary to ensure that a place is available (Tel: 503783).
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should usually have at least 3 History courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
1,500 word short assignment (30%)
3,000 word essay (70%)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- have gained an understanding of the different ways in which historians can investigate radicalism and popular politics.
- have an understanding of the key historical debates surrounding radicalism in Britain and Ireland.
- have become acquainted with the range of primary and secondary materials available for studying radicalism.
- have developed reading, note-taking, essay-writing and presentational skills.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Currents of Radicalism
|Course organiser||Dr Gordon Pentland
Tel: (0131 6)50 8354
|Course secretary||Miss Claire Brown
Tel: (0131 6)50 3582