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HYM5140 - The Raj Imagined

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Ian Copland


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


As for HYM4140


On successful completion of HYM5140, students will:

  1. Have a broad understanding of the relations between the British and their Indian subjects during the last eighty years of the Raj.
  2. Be familiar with a number of important novels and stories by English and Indian writers set in the India of the Raj.
  3. Be conversant with the problems of using fictional sources as historical texts.
  4. Be capable of researching and writing an extended original academic essay in the discipline of history.


Class participation: 10%
Research essay (7000 words): 60%
Examination (2 hours): 30%

Contact hours

2 hour seminar per week


HSY4140, HYM4140