War In The Modern Age 1861 HIST4175

  • Academic Session: 2014-15
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Course Aims

The aims common to all the Department's Honours modules are as follows:

1. to develop the intellectual interests and analytical skills acquired by students during their first two years;
2. to offer the opportunity to study previously unfamiliar methodological approaches, chronological periods and geographical areas by offering a wide choice of options;
3. to offer the opportunity to develop skills in historical computing, as well as basic IT awareness;
4. To introduce complex historical debates and interpretations, to develop skills in interpreting primary sources where approriate, and to inform the discussion with new ideas derived from lecturers' current research;
5. to encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual initiative, personal choice, group discussion and, where appropriate, problem-solving teamwork.


Course is taught twice weekly

Main Assessment In: April/May