Researching Economic And Social History 2 ESH4010P
- Academic Session: 2020-21
- School: School of Social and Political Sciences
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
This course is compulsory for all senior honours students in Economic and Social History, except for those undertaking a dissertation. It is designed to provide help and training in key skills, extending work conducted in Levels 1 and 2 and in the Junior Honours year, in the areas of research and presentation.
2 x one hour meetings of the entire RESH 2 class.
5 x one hour group meetings with essay topic tutor.
Requirements of Entry
Entry to Honours in Economic and Social History
ESH4002P ESH Honours Dissertation
4,000 word historiography essay
Main Assessment In: April/May
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■ To develop skills in economic and social historical research, particularly historiography, bibliographical and library skills.
■ To examine different theoretical approaches to Economic and Social History
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Discuss critically a variety of historiography-based perspectives
■ Apply these perspectives to a specific economic and social historical topic.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Submission of the RESH 2 essay