A critical examination of the key economic, political, social, and cultural developments of Scotland since 1688.
From political union with England to the drive for independence, this course explores diverse hotly debated themes and events in the history of modern Scotland including Jacobitism, slavery, the Scottish Enlightenment, Highland and Lowland clearances, migration, sectarianism, identity, nationalism and devolution.
|Paper title||Scottish History since 1688|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$868.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,656.70|
- One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of History, Art History & Visual Culture's website
- Teaching staff
- Professor Angela McCarthy
- Teaching Arrangements
- Lectures and tutorials.
T. M. Devine, The Scottish Nation (London: Penguin 2012).
In addition, course materials will be made available electronically.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate knowledge of key themes, events, and debates in Scottish history
- Integrate the history of Scotland into British history more broadly
- Identify strengths and weaknesses in historiographical interpretations of Scottish history
- Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
- Present analyses and arguments in accordance with scholarly conventions.