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On completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of the History of Habsburg dynastic power and strategy in early modern Europe with specific reference to Austria, Spain, Flanders and Germany.
Assess individual aspects of Habsburg European History and Culture in their broader context
Present aspects of the historical debates on the political, cultural and military-strategic aspirations of the Austrian and Spanish branches of the Habsburg dynasty and their mutual vision for mastery of Europe and for universal monarchy.
Write a scholarly mid-term essay appropriate for a Level Three student of History.
Obtain a good grade in the module's end-of-trimester 2 hours examination.
The Module Handbook contains all the necessary information pertaining to the content and teaching for this course, and the expectations concerning student participation and learning for this module.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Attendance: Attendance includes active engagement and participation in seminars.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Assignment: A Mid-Term Oral Presentation (2,000 to 3,000 words), and of 10 minutes duration in class, will form part of the assessment.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Examination: The Examination Paper contains questions related to topics covered in the course. The Paper is divided in two sections, students are required to answer two questions, one from each section.||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Students may obtain my advice by appointment regarding the research and drafting of their mid-term essays, feedback on their mid-term assessments, as well as revision for their examinations. Post-Examination feedback will be provided to students on request.