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HI403T: IMPERIAL RUSSIA 1801 - 1914 (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:36


Course Overview

This course will examine key issues and events in Russian history during the period 1801-1914. The following themes will be central: Autocracy, opposition and alternatives; International affairs, military might and great-power status; Social problems and the inter-relation of sections of Russian society; Economic problems such as modernisation, industrialisation, finance, communications etc; and Problems of a vast contiguous Empire, containing many non-Russian groups, religions and cultures, in an age of imperial competition.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Anthony Heywood

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 4

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will examine key issues and events in Russian history during the period 1801-1914. The following themes will be central:
  • Autocracy, opposition and alternatives;
  • International affairs, military might and great-power status;
  • Social problems and the inter-relation of sections of Russian society;
  • Economic problems such as modernisation, industrialisation, finance, communications etc;
  • Problems of a vast contiguous Empire, containing many non-Russian groups, religions and cultures, in an age of imperial competition.

Further Information & Notes

This module is available to students on all non-History degree programmes as a Discipline Breadth course for the enhanced study requirement. However, the admission of students with a non-History degree intention will be at the discretion of the School of Divinity, History, and Philosophy.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

For level 4 the assessment will be 50% essay 4500 words; 20% annotated bibliography 1500 words; 20% primary source exercise 1500 words; 10% historiographical review 1000 words This course may not be included in a graduating curriculum with HI303T/HI353T [the equivalent level 3 course].

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Typed on school forms, and returned in individual meetings with the students.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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