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A critical examination of the causes and consequences of migration from Ireland and Scotland since 1800.
This paper examines the causes and consequences of two of modern Europe's largest population flows: the Irish and the Scots. It adopts a broad chronological, geographical and thematic approach and gives students the opportunity to work with original sources, including personal letters, oral histories and ethnic periodicals.
|Paper title||Irish and Scottish Migrations in the 19th and 20th Centuries|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$913.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,073.40|
- 18 200-level ARTH, ARTV or HIST points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of History, Art History & Visual Culture's website
- Teaching staff
- Professor Angela McCarthy
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught via lectures and tutorials.
- Course materials will be made available electronically.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will
- Demonstrate broad knowledge of the patterns and processes of Scottish and Irish migration
- Demonstrate knowledge of the main themes and debates surrounding the causes and consequences of migration from Scotland and Ireland
- Evaluate diverse concepts and perspectives about migration
- Evaluate the key benefits, drawbacks and interpretations of primary and secondary sources
- Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.