Topics in Historical Computing HIST5074
Academic Session: 2013-14
School: School of Humanities
Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
Typically Offered: Semester 2
Available to Visiting Students: Yes
This course introduces key techniques in historical computing, including database management, source criticism, coding, relational data modelling, database construction, information retrieval. Students receive hands-on experience of computer applications commonly used in historical research and teaching, through historical case studies.
10 x 2 hours
5 x 1 hour in the lab
Requirements of Entry
Students enrolling on the course must be entrants for Masters at College level.
One extended essay of 3,500-4,500 words based upon computer-based research.
Main Assessment In: April/May