Britain in the 20th Century (V1321)
History Short Period: Britain in the 20th Century
Module details for 2011 cohort.
FHEQ Level 5
This module concentrates on British History since 1914. Students will be introduced to some of the major themes in the social, cultural and to a lesser extent, economic and political, history of twentieth century Britain and will critically examine the most important contributions and debates within the historiography of each topic. Students will also be introduced to some of the sources available to the historian of this period. We will cover a number of topics including War, Work, Leisure, Youth Culture and Immigration, in a broadly chronological fashion. Fundamentally, the module aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to a historical understanding of Britain across the Twentieth Century.
|Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.|
|Essay||T1 Week 9||100.00%|
|Unseen Examination||Mid Year Assessment||40.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Autumn Teaching||LECTURE||1 hour||111111111111|
|Autumn Teaching||SEMINAR||1 hour||111111111111|
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