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

  • Academic Session: 2015-16
  • 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

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

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

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.