History postgraduate modules

For a list of modules running in a specific year, please see the intranet. You will find below a full list of postgraduate modules currently and recently taught in the department, a selection of which is offered to students each academic year.

 

Core modules

Module Credits
Advanced Historical Research Skills 30
Dissertation in History 60
Dissertation in History 90
Theory and Practice of History I 15
Theory and Practice of History II 15

MA Medieval Studies dissertation modules

Module Credits
Dissertation in Medieval Studies 90
Dissertation in Medieval Studies 60

Optional modules

Module Credits
Approaches to War & Society in the Twentieth Century 30
British Maritime Ascendancy 1700-1950 30
British Naval Power in the Era of Sail 1660-1815 30
British Naval Power in the Era of Steam 1815-1945 30
Christendom and Islam in the Middle Ages 30
Colonial Conflict, Normative Violence and Human Rights 30
Contested Pasts: History in the Public Sphere 30
Crime and the Birth of Modern America 30
Critical Approaches in Medieval Research 30
Critical Approaches to Early Modern History 30
Critical Approaches to Imperial and Global History 30
Critical Approaches to Maritime and Naval History 30
Critical Approaches to Medical Humanities 30
Critical Approaches to War, State and Society 30
Current Research in Medieval Studies 15
Empire and Globalisation 30
Empires: Europe's Expansion Overseas 1450-1800 30
Everyday Life in the Soviet Union 30
Everyday Life under Colonial Rule 30
Gender, Society and Culture in Early Modern England 30
Gender, Society and Culture in Early Modern Europe 30
Health and Medicine in Modern Britain 30
History in Public: A Workplace Project 30
History Work Placement Project 30
Human Rights in Twentieth Century Africa 30
Insiders and Outsiders in the Middle Ages 30
Interpreting British Party Politics, 1906-1979 30
Interpreting the Middle Ages 30
Introduction to Early Modern English Palaeography 15
Islam and Empire 30
Medicine Beyond Borders: History and Politics of International Health 30
Medicine in Medieval and Early Modern England 30
Medieval Research Skills 15
Modern European Memory 30
Morale, Discipline & Combat Motivation 30
Music and Society in Medieval Europe 30
Navy and Nation: The Royal Navy in the long eighteenth century, 1688-1815 30
Organising Knowledge in Early Modern Europe 1500-1800 30
Religion and Society in Early Modern Europe 30
Research Skills for Medievalists 30
Ritual Life in the Middle Ages 800-1200 30
Sexual Discoveries: Reception of 'Erotica' From 'other' Cultures in 19th & 20th Centuries 30
Soldiers in the Twentieth Century: A Global History 30
Supervised Independent Study in the Humanities 30
Supervised Independent Study in the Humanities 15
The Cold War: A Global History 30
War 1450 to the Present 30
Wealth and Work in Early Modern Britain 30
Witchcraft in History 30
Work Health and State 1830-1950 30