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HI1003: East and West: The Origins of European Identity

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 6, Max 450.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semester 2.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Damian Bracken, School of History.
Lecturer(s): Staff, School of History.
Module Objective: The course introduces students to key developments in European history from the late Roman Empire to the First Crusade.
Module Content: The module acts as a foundation level course, introducing students to the skills and techniques of historical research in general, with particular reference to medieval Europe.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Show knowledge and understanding of key events in the history of medieval Europe.
  • Develop analytical reading and writing skills through essay preparation.
  • Communicate in writing effectively and present work in a manner that conforms to scholarly conventions and subject conventions.
  • Develop analytical skills through investigation of primary historical sources, both textual and visual.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 60 marks; Continuous Assessment 40 marks (1 x 2,000 word essay to be submitted on a date prescribed by the School).
Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; 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: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Summer 2022.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) to be taken in Autumn 2022. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (a failed or non-submitted element of continuous assessment, as prescribed by the School, must be submitted in the autumn on a date prescribed by the School).

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