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Online History 2017-2018

HC2507: ROME

15 credits

Level 2

Second Sub Session

HI502W: SCOTLAND: A MILLENNIUM OF HISTORY

30 credits

Level 5

First Sub Session

The course provides students with the opportunity to study a broad sweep of Scotland's history in both chronological and thematic terms. Themes offered include: Landscapes and Identities; Government; War and Conflict; Religion; Popular Culture; Mobility; Travel and Tourism; Urban and Rural Life; Highlands and Islands; Scotland and Empire; Education; Housing and Health; National Identities and Imaginations; Environment; Anglo-Scottish Relations; Population; and Literature.  Download Course Guide

HI552T: THE SCOTTISH DIASPORA

30 credits

Level 5

Second Sub Session

The course has a global reach, engaging participants with the motives and experiences of emigrants and sojourners in the Scottish diaspora, and connecting those themes back to Scotland. Topics covered include historiographical debtes; causes and consequences of late eighteenth-century emigration; Highland and Lowland Clearances; the recruitment business; Scots and Native Americans; Religion and Faith in the Diaspora; the Inter-war Exodus; the significance of sojourning; strengths and weaknesses of emigrant testimony as a source; and the diaspora in literature, poetry and popular culture. Depending on students' interests, particular attention may be paid to Scottish settlement and its impact in a particular location, particularly the USA, Canada, New Zealand, or Australia.

HI5916: DISSERTATION IN SCOTTISH HERITAGE

60 credits

Level 5

Second Sub Session

This course consists of one-to-one online supervision with a member of staff. It provides students with the opportunity to write an extended, 10,000-word investigation and analysis of a topic selected by the student and approved by the course co-ordinator and supervisor.

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