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ENG1404 - History and Nation

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours F

Course content

This course will offer an introduction to the history and culture of one or more English-speaking countries during a specific historical period. Emphasis will be on the making and/or remaking of the nation. The course will introduce students to some appropriate research methods either in the discipline of History, the social sciences, or cultural studies. The course will also provide students with an opportunity to study a range of non-fiction sources or texts.

A more detailed description of the academic content will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course

- have basic knowledge of the history and culture of one or more English-speaking countries.

- have basic knowledge of the latest academic research on the history and culture of one or more English-speaking countries.

- have basic knowledge of the academic approaches and methods used either in the discipline of History, the social sciences, or cultural studies.

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course

- can reflect on current political, social and cultural issues relating to one or more English-speaking countries from a historical perspective.

- can produce an independent piece of written work on one or more aspects of an English-speaking country.

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course

- are able to demonstrate a good command of written English.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and/or seminars and/or supervision. Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly.

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • 1 written assignment (approx. 1000-1500 words)

Further on evaluation

The exam must be answered in English. Information about which dictionaries students are allowed to consult during the exam will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ENG1401 7.5 AUTUMN 2017
ENG1402 7.5 AUTUMN 2017
ENG6011 3.0 AUTUMN 2019
ENG6017 3.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English
  • English Cultural Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 F 2022-12-22 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 F INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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