Explore and analyse the history of Britain, Europe and the Wider World, 1100-1800 - an age of discovery, empire, conflict and revolution. Select from a wide range of modules covering everything from the Crusades to the Tudors to the birth of popular democracy in America and France. Gain new opportunities with our partner museums and heritage sites. Qualify with a degree recognized by employers for cultivating skills of argument, presentation, research and analysis. You will learn how to analyse historical events from the aftermath of the Norman Conquest, through Tudor England, and into the Napoleonic era. You will learn from internationally recognised research staff who use latest research to underline their teaching to ensure that you have access to current debates within the study of modern history. The course will allow you to pursue your own area of interest, whether political, cultural or social. You will then develop your knowledge and skills to take a critical perspective on historical events and their outcomes for the modern world.
Year One: You will be introduced to the academic standards required of history students such as the necessary research skills and the ability to evaluate primary and secondary historical sources. You will also explore a variety of social and political context from the period. Establish a strong historiographical foundation for your three years of study, including modules that introduce you to Medieval England, the wars and torture practices of the Early Modern era, and Renaissance Europe. Year Two In your second year, you will begin to mould your degree around your interests. You can explore: -The expansion of art and knowledge during the Renaissance period. -Women and gender throughout the Medieval and Tudor eras. -The Social histories of Early Modern Britain. -The political tribulations culminating in the Restoration of the British monarchy in the seventeenth century. Year Three: By your final year, you will have a strong sense of what historical area you would like to focus on for your final dissertation project. Alongside your thesis, you will have the opportunity to explore aspects of history including: Louis XIV’s France, the role of the monarchy in Early Modern Europe, and the royal courts of Henry VIII.
Our BA (Hons) Medieval and Early Modern History course uses a range of assessments methods, including: -Essays -Source evaluations and reviews -Research projects -Collaborative project work -Examinations -Dissertation.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education. • IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5
English language requirements
|No component less than 5.5
|50-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
|At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing
Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency
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