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On completion of this module, students should be able to:
1) Understand key theories of political violence and paramilitarism.
2) Comprehend the history of loyalist violence in Ireland since the early 19th century, including the role of the loyal institutions such as the Orange Order and paramilitary organisations.
3) Analyse and interpret relevant primary sources.
This module will address the following topics: 1) faction fights and loyalist-state relations in the 19th century; 2) loyalist paramilitaries and the new Northern Ireland (1920-1923); 3) The Troubles, loyalist violence and the British and Irish states.
|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|
|Assignment: Presentation and Essay (40%): Ten-minute presentation and a 1,500 word essay on a seminar topic.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Seminar: Seminar Contribution. Assessment follows the policy of the School of History in grading seminar participation.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 3,500 word research paper on an assigned question or a topic selected by the student in consultation with the module coordinator. (40%).||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Mon 15:00 - 15:50|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 09:00 - 10:50|