H200 Historical Research Project
- Module Code:
- Year of study:
- Year 2
- Taught in:
- Term 2
In this module students will bring together the knowledge and skills acquired in the core module H201 Historical Research and the thematic modules that together form the heart of the second-year History programme. With the in-depth study of specific themes students will receive the guidance they need to identify and design a research project. This module will provide the space and guidance to execute it in the form of a 5000-word research essay. The module serves as a foundation for the dissertation project that students will undertake in their third year.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
LO1. develop and deliver a project, demonstrating the ability to monitor progress and provide and respond to feedback and critique;
LO2. present their work effectively in both oral and written form in a way that demonstrates their developing capacity to think like a historian.
Method of assessment
AS1 - Hand-out/Power-point Presentation (10% of total mark for the module). Due Term 2
AS2 - Research Paper of 5000 words (80% of total mark for them module). Due Term 3
PR1 - Presentation (10% of total mark for the module). Due Term 2
Walliman, Nicholas. Your Undergraduate Dissertation: The Essential Guide for success, 2nd ed. London: Sage, 2004.