units

ATS3603

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Megan Cassidy-Welch

Notes

Previously coded HSY3640

Synopsis

As for ATS2603

Outcomes

  1. This course has as its principal objective to make students familiar with the impact of the Crusades on culture and society in Europe during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries
  2. Students should acquire an understanding of the different ways in which historians have approached the Crusades and issues of cultural interaction between Jews, Christians and Muslims
  3. The unit aims to introduce students to the writings of selected individuals from the period (e.g. Abelard, Heloise, John of Salisbury, Maimonides, Averroes). Students will be expected to be able relate their writing to a wider historical context
  4. Students will be expected to acquire training in library skills, empirical methods and in intelligent summary of secondary literature
  5. Third year students will be expected to acquire research skills through identifying and develop a research topic of their own choice.

Assessment

Oral presentation: 15%
Written work: 60%
In class test: 25%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2.5 hours

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

A first-year sequence in History or permission

Prohibitions