HYM4820 - Local and community history
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Professor Alistair Thomson
This unit focuses on local and community history, and investigates concepts of community, the relationship between people and place and the connection between past and present. Students will study methods of historical research including oral history, material culture, emerging technologies, and cultural events. Through the assignments that include reviewing existing local history material and undertaking a community history research project, students will acquire a range of skills to equip to them to become involved in local and community history writing.
On successful completion of this unit students will:
Critical review 1500 words 15%, Proposal 2000 words 25%, Local history 4500 words 50%, Class participation 1000 words 10%
Undergraduate degree with a major in history, or permission from co-ordinator.