The First Scottish War Of Independence, 1286-1329 HIST4031

  • Academic Session: 2014-15
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Either Semester 1 or Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

This course will view the First War of independence as a crucible in which individuals were faced with momentous decisions concerning loyalty and allegiance, and in which existing mechanisms for expressing Scottish identity were tested and changed.


Three one-hour sessions per week. This is one of the Honours options in History and may

not run every year. The options that are running this session are available on MyCampus

Requirements of Entry

Available to all students fulfilling requirements for Honours entry into History, and by arrangement to visiting students or students of other Honours programmes

Excluded Courses





One two-hour examination in April/May of year taught: 60%.

Coursework - class essay (2,000 words): 20%

Coursework - seminar contribution: 6%

Coursework - seminar presentation (5 mins): 4%

Coursework - seminar paper (800-1000 words): 10%

Main Assessment In: April/May