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  • Objectives
    This three-year BA(Hons) course gives you the opportunity to focus on the subject of History. Along the way you'll gain skills in argument, presentation and data selection. You'll learn to exercise independent judgement and be critical of accepted opinion.
  • Entry requirements
    -GCE/VCE A Levels - AAB (including History) -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - AB (History) +AA -Scottish Highers - AAAA -Irish Leaving Cert. - AAABB -International Baccalaureate - 35 points -Core requirements - two GCE A Levels, normally including grade B in GCE A Level History
  • Academic Title
    BA History
  • 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

    -Paths from Antiquity to Modernity 
     

    Typical Second Year Modules
    Module/Unit

    -Course Assignment 
    -Historians and History 
    -A Fragile Freedom Won: The African American Experience 1865-1955 
    -Cold War America 
    -Colonising America: Europeans and the New World, 1450-1763 
    -Contesting Power: Social and Political Thought in History 
    -Decolonisation: Britain's Retreat from Empire 
    -Disease, Medicine and Health Care in Early Modern Europe
    -Fascism 1918-1945 
    -France 1870-1940: Nation Building from Revolution to Military Collapse 
    -From World War to Cold War: Europe 1945-1968 
    -Frontiers and Failures: Lost Nations of the Eightenth-Century 
    -Gender and Sexuality on Modern Britain, 1850 to the Present 
    -Gender, Culture and Society in Britain 1650-1850 
    -Gender, Culture and Society: Britain 1689 - 1837 
    -Imperial Germany, 1871-1918 
    -Imperialism and Resistance in South Asia, c.1885-1947 
    -Media and Popular Culture in Twentieth-Century Britain 
    -Poor Law to Welfare State: Social Change in Britain since 1800 
    -Sacred Violence in the Medieval Mediterranean 
    -Sacred Violence in the Medieval Mediterranean 
    -Southern Africa in the Wider World, 1850-1919 
    -Spain, 1917-1982 
    -The Carolingians and the Birth of Europe 
    -The European Reformation 
    -The Fall of the Roman Empire in the West 
    -The International History of the State 
    -The Origins of the American Civil War, 1848-1861 
    -The Origins of the Second World War: The Failure of Collective Security 1919-1939 
    -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 
    -The Uses of History

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