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1 History (School of Humanities) Second-Year History

2 History (School of Humanities) Second-Year History, Welcome –Head of Dept., Prof. Dáibhí Ó Cróinín How second-year works –Head of Year, Dr Aileen Fyfe The colloquium modules – The instructors What you need to do next –Dr Aileen Fyfe Have you got: Handbook Timetable Colloquium Form?

3 History (School of Humanities) Welcome! Prof. Dáibhí Ó Cróinín is (acting) Head of Department Most of your queries will go to: –The individual module instructors –Dr Aileen Fyfe, Head of Second Year Do check the departmental notice boards, the website and the Blackboard page for 2BA History!

4 History (School of Humanities) How Second-Year Works (see pp.3-7) You will experience a range of teaching and assessment methods –Colloquium modules (see p.8) –Lecture modules (see p.14) You will learn about a wider range of places, time periods and styles of doing history You will have much more choice over the topics you study But we lay down a basic set of rules you must follow

5 History (School of Humanities) The Basic Rules (see p.5) A range of teaching and assessment methods –You must take 1 colloquium module –You must take 4 lecture modules 3 lecture modules will have coursework plus an exam 1 lecture module will be totally continuous assessment A range of time periods –You must take 1 lecture module from each of: Medieval; Early Modern; and Modern

6 History (School of Humanities) Programme Structure (A) Semester 1Semester 2 Colloquium (10 ECTS, coursework) Lecture [Early Modern] (5 ECTS, examined) Lecture [Modern] (5 ECTS, examined) Lecture [not Early Modern] (5 ECTS, examined) Lecture [Medieval] (5 ECTS, coursework)

7 History (School of Humanities) Programme Structure (B) Semester 1Semester 2 Lecture [Medieval] (5 ECTS, examined) Colloquium (10 ECTS, coursework) Lecture [Modern] (5 ECTS, examined) Lecture [Early Modern] (5 ECTS, coursework) Lecture [not Medieval] (5 ECTS, examined)

8 History (School of Humanities) Any Questions?

9 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI295 The American Civil War: Causes & Developments Enrico Dal Lago

10 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI410 The Great Exhibition, 1851 Aileen Fyfe

11 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI428 France in the Age of Richelieu & Mazarin Philip McCluskey

12 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI432 The Practice of Local History Gerry Moran

13 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HIxxx The Nobility of Britain and Ireland, c.1450–1650 Gerald Power

14 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI297 The 1916 Rising Mary Harris

15 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI298 The South African War, Simon Potter

16 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI429 The Mid-Tudor Crisis, Steven Ellis

17 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI431 French Mobilisation & the Great War, Gearóid Barry

18 History (School of Humanities) The Colloquium Modules HI58 Land Wars in Ireland, Laurence Marley

19 History (School of Humanities) What you need to do next: colloquia Read the descriptions of the colloquia Fill out the Colloquium Allocation Form, stating your preferences from 1-10 Submit the Form to the History Secretary by this WEDNESDAY at 5pm Check the departmental notice boards or website on FRIDAY to see which colloquium you have got Semester 1 colloquia start on Tuesday 15 th Sept. at 5pm Semester 2 colloquia start on Tuesday 19 th Jan.

20 History (School of Humanities) What you need to do next: lectures Most lectures start TOMORROW (but Medieval Europe starts TODAY, 4pm AC202) This week, go to all the lectures you’re interested in On Friday, you’ll know how many lectures to take this semester and next Next week, go to the appropriate number of lecture modules (either 1, or 3)

21 History (School of Humanities) Registration Once you have been allocated to a colloquium, and chosen your lecture modules: Register your choices with the University, using the online registration system You won’t be able to access Blackboard until you do this You can change your mind until September 30 th There is another opportunity to change your mind (about semester 2 lecture modules) in January

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