Scottish Migration And The Scottish People C1770-C.1860 HIST4123

  • Academic Session: 2016-17
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 60
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

Special Subjects aim: 1. to prepare students for independent and original analysis of a complex range of evidence, including source materials, thereby developing intellectual skills which will be of benefit in a wide range of careers. 2. to show student

Timetable

Terms 1 and 2. Tues., 3-5: Thurs., 11-12

Requirements of Entry

normal requirements for honours

Assessment

Two termly essays: 20% Two termly presentations: 12% Seminar contribution: 8% Examination: 60%

Main Assessment In: April/May

Are reassessment opportunities available for all summative assessments? Not applicable

Reassessments are normally available for all courses, except those which contribute to the Honours classification. For non Honours courses, students are offered reassessment in all or any of the components of assessment if the satisfactory (threshold) grade for the overall course is not achieved at the first attempt. This is normally grade D3 for undergraduate students and grade C3 for postgraduate students. Exceptionally it may not be possible to offer reassessment of some coursework items, in which case the mark achieved at the first attempt will be counted towards the final course grade. Any such exceptions for this course are described below. 

Course Aims

Special Subjects aim: 1. to prepare students for independent and original analysis of a complex range of evidence, including source materials, thereby developing intellectual skills which will be of benefit in a wide range of careers. 2. to show student

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

An investigation of the Scottish migration experience. Both internal migration and emigration will be considered, mainly to the U.S. and Canada. The prime concern will be with the impact of migration upon the Scottish people. The course will address theories of migration, the organisation and process of migration and the literature of exile against the background of social, economic and cultural developments in the homeland.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.