Dissertation (MLitt In War Studies) HIST5039P

  • Academic Session: 2015-16
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 60
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Full Year
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Course Aims

· To train students in the form, style, apparatus and techniques of a scholarly piece of historical writing.
· To extend knowledge of a particular period chosen by the student, at a depth greater than that achieved in undergraduate study.
· To encourage the independent and original analysis of a complex range of appropriate source materials.
·To prepare students for further graduate study of an advanced kind, to M.Litt. or Ph.D. level, should the student so desire

Timetable

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Course Aims

· To train students in the form, style, apparatus and techniques of a scholarly piece of historical writing.
· To extend knowledge of a particular period chosen by the student, at a depth greater than that achieved in undergraduate study.
· To encourage the independent and original analysis of a complex range of appropriate source materials.
·To prepare students for further graduate study of an advanced kind, to M.Litt. or Ph.D. level, should the student so desire

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

On completion of the dissertation the student should be able to :
· assemble and assess material from a variety of sources, including libraries, archives, interviews and web-based storage media.
· undertake and complete a sustained piece of independent original historical research