|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||18 lectures x 50 minutes|
|Seminars / Tutorials||5 seminars x 50 minutes|
|Seminars / Tutorials||Individual 10-minute 'feedback tutorial' per written assignment submitted|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||1 x 2,500 word essay||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours (1 x 2 hour exam)||70%|
|Supplementary Assessment||1 x 2,500 word supplementary (resit) essay||30%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours 1 x 2 hour supplementary (resit) examination||70%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Describe and assess the domestic History of Russia since 1900.
Comprehend the continuity and change in Russian politics, society and economics since 1900, and the historiography of these phenomena.
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 collaboratively.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||This module will help students develop their listening and note taking skills during the lectures; they will demonstrate and develop the ability to communicate ideas in the essay. Skills in oral presentation will be developed in seminars but are not formally 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||Students will develop a range of transferable skills, including time management and communication skills, which may help them identify their personal strengths as they begin to consider potential career paths.|
|Problem solving||Students are expected to note and respond to historical problems and to undertake appropriate research for seminars and the essay|
|Research skills||Students will be required to read a wide range of texts and evaluate their usefulness to set research questions. Research for coursework and the written examination will help them improve their research skills.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Students will develop an awareness of appropriate sources and historical literature associated with study of modern Russia.|
|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