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HI1027: MAKING HISTORY (2023-2024)

Last modified: 05 Oct 2023 08:46


Course Overview

This course will introduce students to the subject of university level history. Team taught lectures will introduce students to approaches, sources, and the dilemmas facing academic historians.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Heidi Mehrkens

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

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
  • History (HI)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (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

This course will introduce students to the subject of university level history. Team taught lectures will introduce students to approaches, sources, and the dilemmas facing academic historians.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Lectures during University weeks 8 - 14, 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 8 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Primary Source Project (1500 words)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Alongside the 2 weekly lectures a separate 1-hour 'Consultation hour' will be timetabled whereby students can question and clarify matters with the lecturer. Furthermore verbal feedback will be given routinely at the ten 1-hour tutorials. Instant feedback will take the form of pass/fail results for 140-character 'tweet-style' responses.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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