Not available in 2013/14
EH419      Half Unit
Research Topics in Economic History

This information is for the 2013/14 session.


This course is available on the MSc in Economic History, MSc in Economic History (Research) and MSc in Global History. This course is available with permission as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

Course content

The course will reflect current faculty research work, dealing with topical research questions and materials (primary and secondary historical materials). The particular topics available each year will be announced at the start of the academic year.


10 hours of lectures and 10 hours of seminars in the LT.

2-hour meetings weekly in LT, with a flexible combination of lectures and seminars.

Formative coursework

Students will be expected to produce two written papers.

Indicative reading

A detailed reading list will be provided at the beginning the course.


Assessment path 1
Exam (100%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.

Assessment path 2
Essay (100%, 3000 words).

The method of assessment will be announced at the beginning of the course (either a two hour exam in ST, or a 3,000 word essay).

Teachers' comment

This course was not taught last year.

Key facts

Department: Economic History

Total students 2012/13: Unavailable

Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable

Value: Half Unit

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