|Theory and Method in Historical Research, advanced course , 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- discuss current historical-scientific problems
- demonstrate an advanced understanding of scientific theory and method formation
- critically assess and evaluate scientific literature.
|The students should acquire advanced understanding of historical theory and methodology, such as current scientific theoretical problems in general. The course includes an orientation in the current research situation of history and different specialisations internationally and nationally.|
|Lectures and seminars constitute essential parts of the teaching. Active participation in the compulsory parts of the working methods is a part of the examination. Independent work, individually or in groups, is included. The course is coordinated with History 4, second cycle.|
|The course is examined partly through active participation in the seminar activity and partly through an independently prepared review of a historical-scientific thesis.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
Passing grade in History, basic course, 30 HE credits and History, continuation course, 30 HE credits and at least 22.5 HE credits approved in History, in-depth course (or the equivalent). In addition to the above, documented knowledge in Swedish and English is required, equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle studies.
|A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.