Undergraduate Diploma in English Local History

[For students starting before MT 2018: REGULATIONS

  • 1. The course shall consist of lectures, seminars and classes on the subject of English Local History. The course is available on a part time basis only, to be taken over a period of six terms. The subjects of the course will be taught in two one year modules, offered in alternate years:

    • Module 1: English Local History up to the 16th C.

    • Module 2: English Local History since the 16th C.

  • 2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

    • (a) attendance at classes; 

    • (b) six coursework assignments, each of which shall not exceed 2,500 words in length;

    • (c) two extended essays, each of which shall not exceed 5,000 words in length, based on material taught during the course;

    • (d) two portfolios which shall not exceed 4,000 words in length commenting on selected primary sources.

  • Assignments under (b), (c), and (d) will be forwarded to the examiners for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidates.

  • 3. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course.

  • 4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Diploma.

  • 5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 2 (b), (c), or (d), may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.]