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  • Objectives
    This dual-honours degree combines the study of historical texts with the investigation of past material culture, and practical archaeological fieldwork. This provides you with both a broad understanding of the early history of Europe, and a deeper insight into significant issues of our historical past.
  • Entry requirements
    -GCE/VCE A Levels - BBB -BTEC National Diploma - 3 Distinctions and 3 Merits -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - BB+AB -Scottish Highers - AABB -Irish Leaving Cert. - ABBBB -International Baccalaureate - 32 points -Core Requirements - Requires B in A Level History or the equivalent.
  • Academic Title
    Archaeology and History BA
  • Course description
    This is a list of modules that have been offered in the past. We expect similar modules to be offered for courses starting in 2009.

    Typical First Year Modules
    Module/Unit    

    -European Classical Civilisations    
    -Pagans, Christians and Heretics in Medieval Europe    
    -Paths from Antiquity to Modernity    
    -World Civilisations    


    Typical Second Year Modules
    Module/Unit    

    -Historians and History    
    -Research Skills in Archaeology    
    -Archaeology and Text    
    -Archaology of the Graeco-Roman World    
    -Colonising America: Europeans and the New World, 1450-1763    
    -Disease, Medicine and Health Care in Early Modern Europe    
    -Early Historic Europe
    -From Households to Empires    
    -Frontiers and Failures: Lost Nations of the Eightenth-Century    
    -Gender, Culture and Society: Britain 1689 - 1837    
    -Later Historic Europe    
    -Later Prehistoric Europe    
    -Reconstructing Ancient Landscapes    
    -Sacred Violence in the Medieval Mediterranean
    -The Carolingians and the Birth of Europe    
    -The European Reformation    
    -The Fall of the Roman Empire in the West    
    -The Struggle for England's Soul: Politics, Religion and Cultural Conflict 1560-1640    
    -Tolerance and Dissent in Europe (12th - 16th Centuries)    
    -Warriors, Saints and Heroes in Early Medieval Britain    


    Typical Third Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -Dissertation (Archaeology and History)    
    -Archaeology and Texts in the Age of Homer    
    -Archaeology, Ethnicity and Nationalism
    -Athens, Empire and the Classical Greek World
    -Becoming America: Britain's 18th Century American Colonies I    
    -Becoming America: Britains 18th Century American Colonies II    
    -Dark Age Britain    
    -Death and Burial in Anglo-Saxon and Medieval England    
    -Death and Burial in Anglo-Saxon and Medieval England    
    -Funerary Archaeology    
    -Gregory of Tours and His World I    
    -Gregory of Tours and His World II    
    -Makers of a New World: Merchants, Scholars and Commoners in Late Medieval Europe I    
    -Makers of a New World: Merchants, Scholars and Commoners in Late Medieval Europe II    
    -Material Life and Culture in the Medieval and Early Modern World    
    -Mediterranean Landscapes    
    -Misrule and Magna Carta: The Reign of King John I    
    -Misrule and Magna Carta: the Reign of King John II    
    -Rome: Capital, Hinterland and Periphery    
    -Social Transformations in Britain From the 4th to 2nd Millennium BC
    -Swords and Sorcery: Northern Europe 1000 BC-AD 500    
    -The Coming of the French Revolution, c. 1770-1790 II    
    -The Coming of the French Revolution, c.1770-1790 I    
    -The Making of the Modern Home: Gender and Domesticity, 1650-1800 I    
    -The Making of the Modern Home: Gender and Domesticity, 1650-1800 II    
    -The Road to Civil War: England 1621-1642 I
    -The Road to Civil War: England 1621-1642 II
    -Work Place Learning

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