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|Semester Assessment||1 X 2,500 WORD ESSAY Essay: 2 essays 2,500 words each||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||70%|
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
a) Demonstrate familiarity with a substantial body of historical knowledge relating to the formation of national identities in Britain and Ireland in the period 1800-1914.
b) Reflect critically on the formation of national identities in the four nations of the British Isles and their relationship to an overarching British identity.
c) Demonstrate familiarity with a wide range of historical techniques relevant to the study of national identities in the past
d) Gather and sift appropriate items of historical evidence
e) Read, analyse and reflect critically on secondary texts.
f) Develop the ability to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of particular historical arguments and where necessary challenge them.
g) Develop oral (not assessed) and written skills which will have been improved through seminar discussions and essays
h) Work both independently and collaboratively, and to participate in group discussions (not assessed).
- Recommended Text Britons: Forging the Nation 1707-1837 - Linda Colley Nineteenth Century Britain - Keith Robbins
This module is at CQFW Level 6