|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||18 x 50 mins|
|Seminars / Tutorials||fortnightly seminars|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||semester assessment 1 x 2,500 word essay||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Semester Exam 2 hour examination||70%|
|Supplementary Assessment||supplementary assessment Any missing or failed written work. Coursework should not be on the same subject as previously failed.||30%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours supplementary exam 2 hour examination||70%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Show an understanding of the significant developments in the history of Wales over a broad chronological period that has been characterized as an Age of Revolutions.
Show an awareness of the historiography and debates surrounding important themes in the social, political and religious history of modern Wales.
Demonstrate an ability to use and reflect critically upon a range of relevant primary and secondary material.
Express understanding, in written form, within an academic context.
Demonstrate an ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||n/a|
|Communication||Read a wide range of texts; improve their listening skills during the lectures, and consequently develop skills in note taking; demonstrate and develop the ability to communicate ideas in the essay; skills in oral presentation will be developed in seminars but not assessed.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Students are encouraged to make use of advice given in the individual tutorial for essay feedback on how to improve research and communication skills.|
|Information Technology||Students will be encouraged to locate suitable material on the web and to apply it appropriately to their own work. Students will also be encouraged to word-process their work and make use of Blackboard. These skills will not be formally assessed.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Develop awareness of personal skills, beliefs and qualities in relation to course in progression; plan and prepare for future course/career.|
|Problem solving||Students are expected to note and respond to historical problems and to undertake appropriate research for seminars and the essay|
|Research skills||Understand a range of research methods and plan and carry out research; produce academically appropriate pieces of written work.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Develop awareness of appropriate sources and historical literature associated with study of modern Wales.|
|Team work||Students will be expected to play an active part in group activities (e.g. short group presentations in seminars) and to learn to evaluate their own contribution to such activities.|
This module is at CQFW Level 4