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BA History & Philosophy of Science and History of Art

Year 1

Joint Honours BA History and Philosophy of Science

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Joint Honours BA History of Art

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: - demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of the discipline; - use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e. - - be able to communicate the results of their work; - - present a structured and coherent simple argument; - - be able to interpret and evaluate the underlying concepts and principles of the discipline; - - evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative data; - demonstrate an ability to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to problem solving associated with the discipline; - appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners; - demonstrate an awareness of professional and disciplinary boundaries.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme: - qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied; - skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include: - demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline; - work that covers a restricted area of the discipline; - demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will be predictable, providing a familiarisation with the discipline.


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