Economic & Social History 3: Studies in Economic and Social History ESH3003

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: School of Social and Political Sciences
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
  • Typically Offered: Either Semester 1 or Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

Part of a suite of three courses aimed primarily at students taking the non-Honours MA

in Social Sciences.


To be arranged.

Requirements of Entry

40 credits of Level 2 Economic & Social History.


ESH3001 Research Methods in Economic and Social History A

ESH3002 Research Methods in Economic and Social History B


One 2,000 to 3,000-word essay

Course Aims

To provide intensive training through lectures and seminars on a general topic in Economic and Social History related to the project group in Research Methods in Economic and Social History A and B.

To develop transferable and other skills associated with the University's Employability strategy.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

■ show ability to read and analyse a moderate number of historical texts, both primary and secondary

■ demonstrate some awareness of continuity and change in a specific historical area

■ illustrate an historiographical controversy and evaluate historical argumentation

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

To submit formative and summative coursework by due deadlines.

Minimum standard of G.