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At the conclusion of this module, students should have a thorough understanding of the causes, progress and consequences of the three major conquests of the island during the period of the course.
Students should have gained experience in the analysis of both primary documents and historiographical literature, in the writing of essays, and in the oral presentation of their research and arguments in class, at alevel suitable to third year undergraduates in History.
Week 1: Ireland in 1579: the political and religious context; Week 2: The Desmond Rebellion: Week 3: The Munster Plantation: Week 4: The Genesis of the Nine Years War: Week 5: Tyrone's Rebellion: Week 6: Early Stuart Ireland: Week 6: The Rebellion of 1641: Week 7: The Confederate Wars: Week 8: The Cromwellian Conquest of Ireland: Week 9: Unsettled Ireland: Week 10: The War of the Three Kings: Week
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Students are graded on their attendance, contribution and oral analysis of class documents. The type of contribution consistent with particular grades is outlined in the module handbook.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: This is a 3000 word comparative essay on a topic assigned by the module coordinator.||Week 11||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: This is a 1500 word essay from a list provided by the module cordinator||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Written feedback will be provided on the hard copy of the first assignment, supplemented by oral feedback on the assignment and on the performance in class up to that point in a one to one meeting, arranged by appointment. Feedback on the long essay and on the overall performance in class will be provided in a one to one meeting, by appointment following the School Review. Peer review activities are built into the structure of the seminars throughout the trimester.
|Mr Philip Walsh||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 13:00 - 13:50|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 5, 7, 10||Thurs 15:00 - 15:50|
|Seminar||Offering 2||Week(s) - 3, 5, 7, 10||Fri 10:00 - 10:50|
|Seminar||Offering 4||Week(s) - 4, 6, 9, 11||Thurs 16:00 - 16:50|
|Seminar||Offering 6||Week(s) - 4, 6, 9, 11||Fri 13:00 - 13:50|
|Seminar||Offering 7||Week(s) - 4, 6, 9, 11||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|