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On completion of this module, students will be able to:
Demonstrate a familiarity with selected historical periods and situations
Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the history of Ireland from 1845-1922
Analyse primary source evidence, place it in context and assess its reliability
Demonstrate an understanding of diverse academic viewpoints and methodologies.
Demonstrate ability to engage constructively in group discussions.
Submit written work which is coherently argued, backed up by evidence, well-presented, and documented in an academic format appropriate to the discipline.
Demonstrate a knowledge of research skills that are fundamental to historical inquiry and more broadly applicable.
The module will cover the following main areas: The Great Irish Famine; Emigration; Education; the Women's Suffrage movement; Social conditions in early twentieth century Ireland; Ireland and the First World War; The 1916 Easter Rising; the War of Independence and civil war.
|Student Effort Type
|Specified Learning Activities
|Autonomous Student Learning
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Assignment: Document analysis: 750 words including footnotes.
|Examination: 2 Hour Exam, 2 questions to answer
|2 hour End of Trimester Exam
|Continuous Assessment: Students are graded on their contribution to the seminars throughout the trimester.
|Throughout the Trimester
|Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Individual written feedback on the document analysis will be provided through Brightspace. Exam feedback will be provided by request.
|Professor Paul Rouse
|Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
|Ms Thomond Coogan