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HI304J: HISTORICAL RESEARCH FOR VISITING STUDENTS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course is open to visiting students who have to finish their end-of-studies thesis at their home universities, and wish to develop this within the framework of this course. There is no formal scheduled teaching, but after an initial meeting to discuss individual topics, students will get some support and supervision in the area of their chosen research topic.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Jackson Armstrong

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Non-Graduating Student in History Erasmus (Studied)

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

Detailed research on an historical topic agreed by the School and the home university.

Further Information & Notes

Students are not permitted to register for this course after the end of week 2 of teaching.

Admission subject to approval by the Head of School. This course will be available at the discretion of the Department of History.


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

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment; summative assessment (100%): first attempt submission of about 4,000-5,000 words on the chosen research topic, normally in the form of a critical survey of primary sources and secondary material, and a discussion of methodology.

Resit: Continuous assessment resit (100%): submission of about 4,000-5,000 words on the chosen research topic, normally in the form of a critical survey of primary sources and secondary material, and a discussion of methodology.

Formative Assessment

Informal feedback, in particular on general expectations at this level for undertaking research, at beginning of course; informative feedback on individual performance during meetings at occasion of progress discussion.

Feedback

Written feedback, individually discussed, on final submission.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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