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HI253 - Gender, History and Politics in Britain 1790 - 1939

  • Module code: HI253
  • Module name: Gender, History and Politics in Britain 1790 - 1939
  • Department: History
  • Credit: 15, 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module considers the theory and practice of women’s participation in British economic, social and political life. Key themes will include education, employment, citizenship and social reform. The module aims to provide an introduction to debates about gender and history and employs a variety of sources (including novels, autobiography, political pamphlets and social investigations) to explore women’s and men’s engagement in public life.

Principal learning outcomes

This module is an option available to first and second year students. Options are designed to complement the first and second year core modules by providing the opportunity for study in greater depth of particular regions, periods or themes.

Timetabled teaching activities

The module will be taught through weekly lectures, fortnightly 1.5 hour seminars of 12 students, and individual tutorials to discuss feedback on essays.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/undergraduate/modules/hi253

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: HI253-15)
A (Assessed work only) 1000 word essay plan (V1L8 students) 25%
  3000 word essay (V1L8 students) 75%
C (Assessed/examined work) Long essay 50%
  2-hour examination 50%
V3 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T1) - Visiting Exchange Term 1 50%
  2000 word essay (T1) - Visiting Exchange Term 1 50%
V4 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2 0%
  2000 word essay (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2 50%
  4500 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2 50%
V5 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 0%
  2000 word essay (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 25%
  2000 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 25%
  4500 word essay (T3) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 50%
V6 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T2) - Visiting Exchange Term 2 50%
  2000 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Term 2 50%
V7 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 2/3 0%
  2000 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 2/3 50%
  4500 word essay (T3) - Visiting Exchange Terms 2/3 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessment (visiting/exchange students) 100%
30 CATS (Module code: HI253-30)
A (Assessed work only) 1000 word essay plan (V1L8 students) 25%
  3000 word essay (V1L8 students) 75%
C (Assessed/examined work) Long essay 50%
  2-hour examination 50%
V3 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T1) - Visiting Exchange Term 1 50%
  2000 word essay (T1) - Visiting Exchange Term 1 50%
V4 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2 0%
  2000 word essay (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2 50%
  4500 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2 50%
V5 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 0%
  2000 word essay (T1) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 25%
  2000 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 25%
  4500 word essay (T3) - Visiting Exchange Terms 1/2/3 50%
V6 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T2) - Visiting Exchange Term 2 50%
  2000 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Term 2 50%
V7 (Visiting students only) 1000 word essay plan (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 2/3 0%
  2000 word essay (T2) - Visiting Exchange Terms 2/3 50%
  4500 word essay (T3) - Visiting Exchange Terms 2/3 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessment (visiting/exchange students) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate History (V100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate History and Philosophy (V1V5) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate History, Literature and Cultures of the Americas (V230) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate History and Sociology (VL13) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate History and Politics (VM11) - Year 2