War Studies Core Course: Theory And Reality In Western Warfare HIST5069

  • Academic Session: 2015-16
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 60
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Course Aims

This course aims to provide an advanced core course based on the existing staff research strengths.

Timetable

ten weeks, 2 x 2-hours seminars

Main Assessment In: December

Course Aims

This course aims to provide an advanced core course based on the existing staff research strengths.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

1. Demonstrate knowledge of some of the most important theoretical developments in western warfare, and how these different theories fared when they were put into practice.
2. Evaluate historical ideas on western warfare from a number of different periods, nations and historical perspectives.
3. Integrate into his or her own work primary source material, secondary source material and information gathered from instructor presentations, to create informed, interesting and persuasive presentations and essays.
4. Write essays consistent with work at the post-graduate level.