ACE

AD1052: Historical Geography

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 20, Max 50.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 6 x 3hr(s) Lectures; 3 x 1hr(s) Workshops (or seminar); 1 x 8hr(s) Fieldwork; 76hr(s) Other (self-directed learning)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Mr Richard Scriven, Department of Geography; Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: To provide a comprehensive understanding of the importance of place and landscape in Irish society and culture over time.
Module Content: This module will focus on the spatial aspects of Irish society since the early modern period. It will consider the role of place and landscape in the social and cultural transformations in Ireland over the past four hundred years by focusing on local case studies and situating them in their historical context.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate the importance of place and landscape in enhancing our understanding of Ireland's past
  • Identify and explain major themes in the evolution of Irish society and culture
  • Demonstrate an awareness of how national and international events and transformations can have a local impact
  • Critically engage in an informed manner in discussions of modern Irish spatial history.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 1500 word research assignment, 100 marks).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 20% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

University College Cork

Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh

College Road, Cork T12 K8AF

Top