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Science, Technology and Society, 1400 to Present (HI2D5): Assessment and Contact Hours

Summative assessment

The assessment for this second-year 30 CATS option module is as follows:

  • 4,500 word essay (50%). For this essay, choose one of the seminar questions, or devise your own question (to be approved by your seminar tutor).
  • Two-hour exam (50%)

For full details of examination and assessment, please see https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/assessment/.

Sample Exam

Sample examination paper (HI2D5)

Formative assessment

Formative assessment, ie. work that will not count towards your final mark, comprises two short essays of 2,000 words each.

  • The first short essay is due at 5pm on Wednesday in week 9 of the Autumn term, ie. November 28th, 2018. See here for details of this assessment.
  • The second short essay is due at 12pm on Wednesday in week 7 of the Spring term, ie. February 20th, 2019. For this essay, choose one of the questions on the sample exam paper.

Contact Hours

Student contact hours for this second-year 30 CATS option module are as follows:

  • Module duration: Twenty-three weeks
  • Lectures: Nineteen one-hour lectures
  • Seminars: Nineteen one-hour seminars and two one-hour revison seminars
  • Tutorials: Four hours of feedback and essay preparation
  • Total: Forty-four hours