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Taster Materials

Study planner

See the study planner to get an idea of what you will be studying and when.

Extracts from the course material

Punishing the offender, an example of teaching material from Block 4 of the course.

Family Stories, an example of teaching material from Block 5 of the course.

Relevant websites

Here are three websites relevant to the course.  Browse the material to see some examples of the source materials used in writing local history.

ScotlandAm Baile, The Highland Council's bilingual website covers the history and culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands. It includes photographs, illustrations, rare books and documents as well as short films, audio clips, interactive games and comics.

Ireland - Census of Ireland 1901/1911 from The National Archives of Ireland

Wales - Welsh history and its sources is a teaching and learning resource for anyone interested in Welsh history. It contains study materials, links to some of the most important institutions that contribute to our understanding of the history of Wales, and a pool of resources that can help you understand Welsh history and the way it is studied.