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HIST228 Scottish History since 1688

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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 paper 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
Paper code HIST228
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $886.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
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.
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    Not offered in 2019

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system