Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics
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Name Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics
Label Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics
Title Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics
title Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics
Award level Undergraduate
Level Undergraduate
Min award points 240
Alternative History and Politics
Resource You will need a computer with internet access to study for this qualification. For most OU qualifications a Microsoft Windows (new since 2007), Apple Mac (OS X 10.6 or later) or Linux computer should be adequate.However, some qualifications require more specific IT equipment, in which case you will need additional software to use an Apple Mac or Linux computer. A detailed technical specification for your modules will be made available when you register.Please note, technical specifications do change over time to match computer developments and the way we teach.
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abstract This diploma develops your knowledge of different periods of history, while providing a critical understanding of political issues, concepts and institutions.
Outcome <div>This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:<ul><li>Knowledge and understanding</li><li>Cognitive skills</li><li>Practical and professional skills</li><li>Key skills</li></ul><p>The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment ? which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; elearning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.</p></div>
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description <div><p>This wide-ranging course will develop your knowledge of history while providing a critical understanding of political issues, concepts and institutions. You'll tackle such exciting and challenging issues as power and equality, debates in politics at the national and global level, culture and beliefs, imperialism and resistance, class and gender. You'll learn the skills of both the political scientist and the historian in studying historical and contemporary political debates as well as analysing contested political issues and future trends and investigating a range of critical approaches to analysing history and politics.</p></div>
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