Methods of Assessment
The assessment for this undergraduate final-year Special Subject module is determined by whether or not the student will be basing a Dissertation (HI32F) on the module:
- For students who are not basing a Dissertation (HI32F) on this module: a two-hour exam and a 4,500 word essay
- For students who are basing a Dissertation (HI32F) on this module: a three-hour exam
For details of examination and assessment, please see: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/undergraduate/assessment/
Student contact hours for this undergraduate final-year Special Subject module will be comprised as follows:
- Seminars: Eighteen two-hour seminars
- Tutorials: Four hours of feedback and long essay preparation
- Other: Two two-hour revision sessions
- Total: Forty-four hours
- To acquire, through the use of original sources and extensive reading, an in-depth understanding of the historical background to the conflict in Northern Ireland.
- To provide an opportunity through discussion, presentations, and the writing of assignments and the long essay, to develop critical and analytical skills solidly based on primary material.
- To provide an opportunity to evaluate a range of primary sources including memoirs, official reports, newspaper accounts, news programmes, film and art work relating to 'The Troubles'.
- To provide an opportunity, through discussion and written work, to develop critical assessments of the secondary material studied on 'The Troubles'.