Course Code: 2EH373
Education Cycle: First cycle
Main Field(s) of Study and In-Depth Level: Economic History G1F
Grading System: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG).
Established by: Samhällsvetenskapliga fakultetsnämnden
Syllabus Applies from: week 35, 2007
Entry Requirements: Knowledge of English; the course is not available for regular Swedish-speaking students. Prerequisite: Swedens Economic and Social Development in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 7.5 credits.
The codes indicate whether the course belongs to the first or the second cycle and the progressive specialisation of the course for a general degree, as well as the type of degree project.
G1N: first cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
G1F: first cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G1E: first cycle, contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
G2F: first cycle, has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G2E: first cycle, has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
A1N: second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1F: second cycle, has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1E: second cycle, contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
A2E: second cycle, contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
GXX: first cycle, in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
AXX: second cycle, in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
Upon completion of the course, the student should
The aim of the course is to train the student in basic research work, proper use of sources and scientific writing. This is a limited independent research excercise with a duration of approximately four to five weeks. The basic task is to solve a well-defined delimited research problem within a wider economic historic context. The work ends up with an essay of appr. 20 pages of typed text.
Professional guidance is continously given and the work is closely followed by the supervisor.
Assessment of final essay.