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History: Women’s History

Course aims

To learn how women rights progressed from the late Victorian period through to getting the vote and representation in Parliament.

Course length

5 weeks (10 hours)

Who is this course for?

Anybody who has an interest in history and politics

Course content

  • Victorian movements
  • The Suffragettes
  • The Great War for women
  • Women get the vote.
  • Nancy Astor MP

Will I gain any qualifications?

This course has no formal qualification; however, your work in class will be assessed by your tutor in order to enhance your learning. You will be expected to take these assessments.

What could this course lead to?

Further history courses will be organised throughout the year.

How will I learn?

There will be tutor input, group pair and individual work, and use of a range of audiovisual and IT resources. We aim to match the teaching to a wide range of individual learning styles and to make your learning enjoyable, challenging and rewarding. You will be given homework to complete after each session.

Your commitments as a learner

  • Attend every session of your course. If you need to miss a class, please let your tutor know in advance; Learners should consider their personal commitments and circumstances that may prevent attendance before enrolling on a course as missed classes will affect their learning. Missed classes cannot be taken at another time;
  • Complete the course

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need to bring a pen, paper, ring-binder.

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