Aims and Objectives
Knowledge and Understanding
Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
- Approaches of historians to the selected themes
- Sources in chosen areas
- How methods and source materials can be used to illuminate particular questions
The module will introduce you to the wide range of uses historians have made of documentation from 1485- 1750. Approaches to the study of sources are often oblique and many classes of record are employed to support research on themes far from those envisaged by their original creators. Seminars will follow themes, partly set by student choices: an indicative list of areas for study would include the trade and economy; maritime expansion; and war. The primary focus of the course will be north-western Europe, particularly the British Isles.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
The current intention is to deliver teaching for this module online. If circumstances allow, some form of blended delivery methods, including seminars, workshops, or individual tutorials may be introduced if it is safe for all concerned to do so. However, delivery will remain entirely online if face to face teaching is not possible or advisable.
|Total study time||150|
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.