Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Heritage Skills
Academic Year
Semester 2
Reading List
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Blog / Wiki  (1,000 words)  20%
Semester Assessment Written Project  (4,000 words)  80%
Supplementary Assessment Blog / Wiki  (1,000 words)  20%
Supplementary Assessment Written Project  (4,000 words)  80%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

​1. Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant secondary literature relating to this field of study and its sources;

2. Demonstrate an understanding of relevant historical developments and disciplinary traditions explored in this module;

3. Identify and evaluate a wide range of relevant primary and secondary material;

4. Demonstrate an ability to analyse and deploy relevant historical evidence to produce appropriate arguments.

Brief description

This module will explore a particular aspect of skills, methods and sources in relation to heritage and medieval history.


Specific content to be confirmed on appointment of new staff member.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number N/A
Communication Oral and written communication skills will be developed through seminars and feedback on written work. These skills will be assessed through assignments.
Improving own Learning and Performance This will be developed through the need to organize work to meet deadlines in a satisfactory manner.
Information Technology Through the retrieval of primary and secondary works from online resources and AberLearn Blackboard and through the writing, formatting and printing of essays.
Personal Development and Career planning The development of oral and written skills will prepare students for careers which involve the research, critical analysis and presentation of material relevant to a particular problem or set of problems. This will be developed consistently throughout the module, as students will need to reflect on what they have read and on questions posed in seminars and essays in order to reach conclusions. This will be an essential element of seminar discussions which will then inform the students’ written work.
Problem solving Students are expected to note and respond to historical problems which arise as part of the study of this subject area, and to undertake suitable research for seminars and essays.
Research skills Critical and analytical thinking are essential in order to gather relevant evidence in order to produce convincing arguments in essays and in seminar discussions.
Subject Specific Skills These will be developed through work on sources relevant to heritage and medical history.
Team work Through seminar activities, including seminar leading with another student.


This module is at CQFW Level 5