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Module Details

Group presentations:

The first piece of assessed work on the course is a group presentation. These will run in the classes, from weeks 3-8. They will be produced in small groups, and delivered either in person in the relevant seminar. This gives you a chance to explore your ideas with a small group of other students in your seminar group and then share them more widely with others.The presentation must be related to the topic of the week in which you present it.

The presentations will take you about the same amount of time to prepare as a short essay, so you need to start preparing them in good time.

Please read this before you start preparing your presentation:

Guidance on assessed presentations

To find your fellow presenters, with whom you'll need to liaise to prepare the presentation, see the sign up sheet.

Please don't change the week you've signed up for without checking with me first.

Methods of Assessment

You will find a lot of useful information about essay writing, marking and assessment, deadlines referencing, plagiarism etc. in the History Undergraduate Handbook

History Single-Honours Students and First-Year Students from Other Departments

History students will be assessed on:

Presentation (20%)

Assignment 2: 2000 word essay or equivalent (30%)

Assignment 3: 3000 word essay or equivalent: (50%)

Details of submission and feedback dates can be found on Tabula. See also: Map of UG Deadlines.

Visiting Erasmus and Exchange Students [please also see UG Handbook for updates]:

One term visiting students:
1,000 word essay plan (25%) due Wednesday Week 5
3,000 word essay developed from the essay plan (75%) due Wednesday Week 10

Two term visiting students:
1,000 word essay plan (17%) due Wednesday Week 7 of Term 1
2,000 word essay developed from the essay plan (33%) due Wednesday Week 3 of Term 2
2,500 word essay (50%) due Wednesday Week 10 of Term 2