Local History


This module aims to equip students with an understanding of what local history is and to provide them with the skills to undertake their own local history research using primary and secondary sources.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate skills in communication, discussion, interpretation, presentation and writing of local history.

  2. Identify and locate primary and secondary sources relating to a local history topic.

  3. Examine key issues in the history of a locality.

  4. Assess the evidence contained in sources (both primary and secondary) of relevance to local history.

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