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Current Visiting Students

Welcome

Welcome to the University of Warwick! We hope you enjoy your time in the History Department. On this page, you will find links to key information that will help you to navigate the department, your modules, and our processes. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Induction and Support Schedule 2019/20

If you are arriving in September, you will receive emails from the Warwick Welcome Week team to all of our induction events. If you are arriving in January, you will receive an email from the History Department regarding your induction. For your information, the key events are listed below:

Visiting Students Handbook 2019/20

All of the information you should need during your time at Warwick is available in the Visiting Students Handbook. Please read this document carefully, and if you have any questions, contact Tim Lockley.

Module Allocation and Registration

Visiting students based in History will have had their history module allocations confirmed via email over the summer. If you wish to change your modules, please email Tim Lockley stating your preferred choices (and including reserve choices in case your chosen module(s) are full) If you wish to change your modules to a higher level than those you have been allocated, please contact Tim Lockley for prior approval.

Visiting students based in departments other than history should email warwickhistory at warwick dot ac dot uk stating their module preferences and reserve options in case preferred modules are full. Please note that this can only be done after arrival at Warwick, and that choices may take several days to confirm.

Once you have had confirmation that you can take a module, please follow the instructions in the emails you have received regarding module registration. Please take care to register for the correct assessment method relating to the length of time you will be at Warwick.

Assessment and Deadlines 2019/20

  • Full year students taking 30 CATS modules will complete the same assessment as home students
  • Any visiting students on a 15 CATS module will complete the same assessment as home students
  • One term visiting students on 30 CATS modules (achieving 15 CATS):
    • 30 CATS Year 1 option modules: Assessed by 1000 word assignment (essay or presentation), and 2000 word essay
    • Making of the Modern World: Assessed by 1500 word essay and 2000 word essay
    • Europe in the Making: Assessed by oral contribution, 1000 word assignment, 2000 word essay
    • 30 CATS Year 2 modules: Assessed by oral participation, 1000 word essay, 3000 word essay
  • Two term visiting students on 30 CATS modules (achieving 24 CATS):
    • 30 CATS Year 1 option modules: Assessed by 1000 word presentation, 2000 word essay, 2500 word essay
    • Making of the Modern World: Assessed by 1500 word essay, group presentation, and project
    • Europe in the Making: Assessed by oral contribution, 1000 word assignment, 2000 word essay
    • 30 CATS Year 2 modules: Assessed by oral participation, 1500 word essay, 3000 word essay

Personal Tutoring

All students at Warwick are assigned an academic member of staff to act as their personal tutor. The personal tutor for all visiting students in the History Department is Tim Lockley, Director of Study Abroad Programmes.

Contacts:

Professor Tim Lockley
Director of Study Abroad Programmes
Mrs Val Melling

Tel: +44 (0)24 765 22502
HistoryOffice at warwick dot ac dot uk