|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||18 x 1 hour|
|Seminars / Tutorials||2 x 2 hours|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay: 2 x 2,500 word essays||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||70%|
On completion of this module, students should be:
a) Familiar with a body of historical knowledge in the field of modern British history
b) Able to read, analyse and reflect critically on secondary and primary texts, including contemporary documentation, literature and media sources.
c) Able to gather and sift appropriate items of historical evidence
d) Able to work both independently and collaboratively, and to participate in group discussions (not assessed)
This survey module provides an introduction to main features of British political, social (including cultural) and economic development over the past century and a half, through a study of the principle thems and issues of the period, from evolution of mass democracy and welfare state to impact of mass communications.
This module is at CQFW Level 6