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Economic and Social History
Visiting students should have at least 3 History courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses. Applicants should note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. ** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
This course examines the main developments in energy policy in France, Britain and the United States between 1945 and 1974. Topics covered include: nationalisation; monopoly pricing; the establishment of the European Coal and Steel community; nuclear power; hydro-electricity; the coal strikes in 1972 and 1974; and the OPEC oil price rises. A background in first year economics or British economic and environmental history may be helpful to students taking this course.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012