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The focus of this level 2 course is the background to, and the significance of, recent developments in the governance of Scotland, together with the implications of proposals for further change. The topics studied include the historical background to the present position; the political factors which led to devolution; the Scotland Act 1998; developments since the implementation of the 1998 Act; the outcome and consequences of the referendum; and the ongoing debate regarding the governance of Scotland. Because of the topicality of the course, the precise syllabus may be subject to change in the light of developing circumstances.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (100%).
Resit: 1 two-hour examination (100%).
In addition, there will be a non-assessed group exercise in which students will be required to give an oral presentation. Although this is a formative assessment, any student who without good cause fails to participate in this exercise will be at risk of having their Class Certificate withdrawn.