Approaches to Economic and Social History

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Mary Morgan SAR 609


This course is compulsory on the MPhil/PhD in Economic History. This course is not available as an outside option.

This course is restricted to 1st year MPhil students in the Department of Economic History, for whom attendance is compulsory.

Course content

Approaches to Economic and Social History


20 hours of seminars in the MT. 16 hours of seminars in the LT.

Indicative reading

There is no indicative reading list for this course as readings are updated annually to reflect student’s interests.


Assessment is by two pieces of written work, each approximately 1,500 words, on nominated topics to be submitted by the end of the Lent Term.

Key facts

Department: Economic History

Total students 2016/17: 10

Average class size 2016/17: 10

Value: Non-credit bearing

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills