Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 2
HY30130 or HA30130

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 10 x 2 hours


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Exam Take away exam  100%

Learning Outcomes

This a third-year lecture-based core module, the aim of which is to provide third year students with an opportunity to reflect more generally on their historical knowledge. On completion, students will:
a) have developed a comparative perspective on their own historical studies over the three years of their degree
b) have enhanced their awareness of the range of possible historical interpretations of events and processes
c) reflect critically on the use of primary sources in a range of different intellectual traditions
d) be able to employ their critical reflections in written work under take-away examination conditions.

Brief description

This module is designed as a valuable opportunity for Single Honours History students to consolidate their accumulated learning at the end of the final year. In it, students will explore the nature of historical development and change by drawing on the historical knowledge and understanding gained through their three years of graduate study.

Reading List

Recommended Text
J Keegan The Face of Battle Primo search J Tosh The Pursuit of History Primo search P Kennedy The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers Primo search


This module is at CQFW Level 6