(LO1) An ability to engage with current historiographical and theoretical debates appropriate to MA level in an informed, analytical and critical manner.
(LO2) Show an understanding of the issues faced by historians when using primary sources.
(LO3) The acquisition of practical academic skills, demonstrated through task-based activities including compiling a bibliography, writing and discussing essays, adopting correct citation practice, leading workshops and giving oral presentations.
(LO4) Critically evaluate historians’ use of theory in framing research questions.
(LO5) Show an understanding of the sources and methodological approach(es) appropriate to specific research topics.
(LO6) Show an awareness of ethical issues in historical research
(LO7) An ability to develop arguments that systematically and creatively organize, synthesize and present clearly large bodies of historical and literary material in written and oral form.
(S1) Confidence, independence of mind and time-management
(S2) Good time-keeping and readiness to accept responsibility
(S3) Team-working, respect for others reasoned views, flexibility and adaptability
(S4) Structure, coherence, clarity and fluency of written expression