Warfare in Scotland 2: From Flodden to Culloden HIST4193

  • 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 balance historical methods with the results of the latest archaeological research to provide an introduction to the many conflicts which helped to shape Scottish history between the Battle of Flodden, which saw the death of James IV in 1513, and the Battle of Culloden, which in 1745 was to become the last battle fought on British soil.


At least two hours 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





■ Class essay (20%) c.2000 words

■ Seminar Paper/presentation (6%) c.1500 words

■ Oral Contribution (4%)

■ Examination (70%) 120 minutes duration

Main Assessment In: April/May