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ME33PP: POWER AND PIETY: MEDIEVAL EUROPE (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

Between 1200 and 1500 Christendom was afflicted by war, plague and climatic regression. The social fabric was questioned by popular revolt, while both the political and religious unity of earlier centuries began to crumble. This course offers a thematic survey of the later medieval west, as Europe emerged from Christendom. 

Lectures and tutorials focus on religion, society, culture and the economy and environment. Throughout attention is devoted to the general European context, demonstrating whenever appropriate how particular themes relate to Scotland. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Alastair J. Macdonald

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Medicine (ME) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Between 1200 and 1500 Christendom was afflicted by war, plague and climatic regression. The social fabric was questioned by popular revolt, while both the political and religious unity of earlier centuries began to crumble. This course offers a thematic survey of the later medieval west, as Europe emerged from Christendom. 

Lectures and tutorials focus on religion, society, culture and the economy and environment. Throughout attention is devoted to the general European context, demonstrating whenever appropriate how particular themes relate to Scotland. 


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Lectures during University week s 13 - 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University week s 13 - 18

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 90
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Feedback Word Count 2500
Learning Outcomes
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Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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