HIS42430 War Studies 2 (Potsdam)

Academic Year 2022/2023

Students study at he University of Potsdam as part of the MA in International War Studies. It is a core component of the programme and an opportunity to study at the leading institution for the study and research of military history in Germany.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

The module coordinators at the University of Potsdam set the learning outcomes for individual modules as per the agreement underpinning the MA in IWS.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning




Seminar (or Webinar)




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
At the University of Potsdam, MA teaching involves lectures and seminars. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Module coordinators at the University of Potsdam set assessments in line with the agreement underpinning the MA in IWS. Throughout the Trimester n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Module coordinators provide feedback during and following the modules.