Module Details

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Title THE STUART COUNTRY HOUSE
Code HIST9101
Coordinator Dr CG Jones
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
C.G.Jones2@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 4 FHEQ Continuing Education Session 10

Aims

To explore the architectural and social history of the 17th century. To examine the design and working of a great house in the Stuart period. To consider the architectural innovations of the period.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) Students will possess an understanding of the development of the English country house and life inside it in the period 1600-1720.

(LO2) Students will possess a critical appreciation of the way social context, including class, influenced the design and working of a great house in the Stuart period.

(LO3) Students will be able to describe and reflect critically on the architectural innovations of the period.

(S1) Lifelong learning skills

(S2) Communication skills


Syllabus

 

The ‘Jacobethan’ Style.

The Arrival of Classical Architecture.

Mid Century Disruption (The Civil War).

Restoration Architecture.

Influences from France and Holland.

The Baroque Country House.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description: Interaactive, tutor-led lecture
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Teaching Method 2 - Group-work
Description: Group work in class, for example analysing primary sources or considering certain questions.
Attendance Recorded: Yes

Self-Directed Learning Description: Completion of set reading and texts; research and writing of assessed essay.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 10

        10

20
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 80
TOTAL HOURS 100

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Essay There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 1  c 2500 words    100       

Recommended Texts

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