Theory and Practice of History I (HISM169)

15 credits

This module is designed to prepare you for independent historical research and the MA dissertation, to involve you in the active research culture of Exeter's History Department, and to develop the skills needed to research, write and present as an historian.  The first half of the module consists of a series of seminars covering approaches to working with different historical sources. In the second half of the course, students begin to meet with their dissertation supervisors and give a presentation to gain feedback on their research as it develops.