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HIST303 Modern India

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The history of modern India from when the British secured control over the sub-continent to independence in 1947.

This paper is an examination of the making of modern India. In addition to introducing key historical figures, such as Gandhi, it explores economic and social change, shifting cultural patterns, religious movements, struggles against British colonialism and nationalist movements.

Paper title Modern India
Paper code HIST303
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2023
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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Prerequisite
18 200-level HIST, ARTH or ARTV points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
Contact
jane.mccabe@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Jane McCabe
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • An understanding of the major shifts in Indian society
  • Knowledge of the nature and consequences of colonialism and nationalism
  • A recognition of India's changing place in the world and the ability to recognise and evaluate a range of disciplinary and intellectual perspectives on India

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Timetable

Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2023

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

The history of modern India from when the British secured control over the sub-continent to independence in 1947.

This paper is an examination of the making of modern India. In addition to introducing key historical figures, such as Gandhi, it explores economic and social change, shifting cultural patterns, religious movements, struggles against British colonialism and nationalist movements.

Paper title Modern India
Paper code HIST303
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2023
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
18 200-level ARTH or ARTV or HIST points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
Contact
jane.mccabe@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Jane McCabe
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will have

  • An understanding of the major shifts in Indian society
  • Knowledge of the nature and consequences of colonialism and nationalism
  • A recognition of India's changing place in the world and the ability to recognise and evaluate a range of disciplinary and intellectual perspectives on India

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Timetable

Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2023

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard