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HST2028F

HST2028F   TWENTIETH CENTURY INDUSTRIALISATION

NQF credits: 24 at HEQSF level 6

Second year, first semester course, up to three lectures per week, at least eight tutorials

Convener: Dr A Inguscio

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: This course explores the historical experience of industrialisation through the 20th century, drawing on case studies from both the advanced industrial world and from the Third World. Particular attention will be paid to the role of the state in economic and social development, and to the relationship between industrialisation and modern war.

Lecture times: 6th period.

DP requirements:  100% of required coursework; course evaluation is to be completed.

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%.