NQF credits: 24 at HEQF level 6

Second year, second semester course, three lectures per week and one tutorial per fortnight

Convener: Associate Professor A Mendelsohn

Entrance requirements: At least 2 courses in historical, social science or cultural studies offered by the Faculty of Humanities, or by permission of the Head of Department.

Course outline: The course examines selected themes relating to the Holocaust. These include the evolution of Nazi Jewish policy, public opinion in Nazi Europe, the war against the Jews, life in the ghettos, the final solution, Jewish resistance and the question of bystanders.

Lecture times: 4th period.

DP requirements:  None

Assessment: Classwork counts for 50% of the final mark, and one two-hour examination at the end of the semester in which the course is taken counts for the remaining 50%.