Eastern European History B

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Eastern European History B

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    European Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Modernisation, democracy and identity politics in selected countries.

    Learning Outcomes:

    On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
    - Appreciate, against the backdrop of Poland?s continued if stateless existence, the conflicting concepts of empire and nation, and understand the changing nature of the latter
    - Appraise the particular system of balance between the European Great Powers and judge the consequence for smaller nations
    - Identify, examine, and analyse historical evidence, and organise it in a coherent argument
    - Contribute comprehensively to a problem oriented discussion, independently and in group work
    - Demonstrate independent judgement based on historical evidence
    - Explain and pass on acquired knowledge to the peer group

    Teaching & Learning Methods:
    - Lectures: 36 hours

    - Continuous Assessment: 100%
    - Continuous Assessment detail(s): Total Marks 100%. 7,500 word essay or shorter essay combined with class assignments/tests; Essay to be submitted by Monday prior to commencement of end-of-semester examinations.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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