European Political Integration 1945-1992 ESH4003

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Social and Political Sciences
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes
  • Available to Erasmus Students: Yes

Short Description

This course aims to increase students' understanding of the nature of Western European economic integration in the context of the development of the European economy since 1945.

Timetable

Lectures: one hour per week

Seminars: one hour per week

 

Please note this course does not run every session. For further information please check the ESH Moodle page.

Requirements of Entry

Enrolment in an MA (SocSci) or MA (Arts) Honours Programme

Assessment

One two-hour examination paper = 60%
One 2
,000-3,000 word essay = 20%

One project assessment = 20%

Main Assessment In: April/May

Are reassessment opportunities available for all summative assessments? Not applicable

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Course Aims

The course aims to increase students' understanding of the nature of Western European economic integration in the context of the development of the European economy since 1945.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the course, students are expected:

1. To be conversant with the overall course of European integration and the main institutions of the EC in the period 1945-1992.

1. To understand the main models used to explain the development of the European Community.

1. To be aware of differences in the history of particular EC common policies and to be able to assess the significance of these differences.

1. To be able to present reasoned argument orally and to utilise illustrative material and techniques.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.