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HIST328 Irish and Scottish Migrations in the 19th and 20th Centuries

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
Paper code HIST328
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2022
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
angela.mccarthy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Angela McCarthy
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and tutorials.
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • 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.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2022

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

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
Paper code HIST328
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022
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.

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Prerequisite
18 200-level ARTH, 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
angela.mccarthy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Angela McCarthy
Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught via lectures and tutorials.

Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022

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