History level 1 undergraduate modules

These History modules were available to undergraduate students during the current and previous academic years. While they are representative of the choices which will be available to you during your degree, you should note that modules may change depending on the research interests of staff.

Level 1 modules

Core modules

Module Credits
Approaches to History 15
Making History 15

Sources and skills modules

Module Credits
'War without Hate': The North African Campaign, 1940-1943 15
A History of Children and Childhood in Modern Europe 15
A History of Epidemics from the Plague to Zika 15
Africans and Amerindians in Early Modern Latin America 15
Being Poor in England in the Long Eighteenth Century 15
Colonial Violence: From 'Pacification' to Counter-Insurgency 15
Early Modern Venice: Representations and Myths 15
Enterprising Britain; Culture and Commerce in the 19th Century 15
Everyday Experiences of the English Civil War 15
Experiencing Empire: Britain and the World, 1500-1800 15
Free Nelson Mandela: The Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa and Beyond 15
From Bound Feet to 'Half the Sky': Women and Modern China 15
From Wigan Pier to Piccadilly: Britain Between The Wars 15
Global Medicine: Historical Sources and Problems 15
Imperial Russia Engages the World, 1700-1917 15
India before the British - The Mughal Empire and its Rivals, 1526-1857 15
JFK 15
Ladies of the Night: Prostitution in the Victorian World 15
Losing an Empire, Finding a Role: Britain Since 1945 15
Magic and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe 15
Making a Maritime Nation: England in the Tudor Age 15
Murder in Early Modern England 15
Race and Immigration in Britain Since World War II 15
Ramsay MacDonald, Britain's First Labour Prime Minister: Traitor or Hero? 15
Reforging the Union: The Reconstruction Era in American History, 1865-1877 15
Renaissance Florence 1350-1550 15
Serfdom in Late Medieval England 15
The Age of Superman: The Masculine Ideal under Fascism and Socialism 1932-45 15
The Body in Eighteenth-Century Britain 15
The Digital History of Crime in Britain, 1700-1900 15
The First Crusade 15
The First Day of the Somme 15
The Good War? the United States in World War II 15
The Habsburg Monarchy of Austria-Hungary 1867-1918 15
The Medieval Inquisition 15
The Norman Conquest 15
The Norman Conquest of England: Origins and Aftermath 15
The Opium War: Britain and the Birth of Modern China, 1839-1842 15
The Rise and Demise of the Raj: India, 1857-1947 15
The Strange Death of Liberal England, 1900-1945 15
The Supernatural in Early Modern England 15
The Two Island Empires: Anglo-Japanese Encounters 1600-2000 15
The Viking Phenomenon 15
Understanding Elizabethan Society 15
Violent Justice, Legal Reform and Revolutionary Terror: Law in Eighteenth-Century France 15

Understanding modules

Module Credits
Understanding the Medieval and Early-Modern World 30
Understanding the Modern World 30

No group specified

Module Credits
Battleground Spain, 1936-1939: International Perspectives on the Spanish Civil War 15

Level 2 modules

Core modules

Module Credits
Doing History: Perspectives on Sources 30
Uses of the Past 30

Optional modules

Module Credits
African American History 30
African Modernities: Popular Cultures in Twentieth Century Africa 30
Britain and Ireland: Union, Conflict, and Independence, 1798-1949 30
British Naval Power 1660-1815: Ideology and Conflict 30
China in the World, 1500-1840 30
Crime and Society in England, 1500-1800 30
Culture, Class and Gender 30
Decolonisation and the Collapse of the British Empire, 1919-1968 30
Deviants and Dissenters in Early Modern England 30
Europe in the Tenth Century: Continuity and Change 30
Forgetting Fascism, Remembering Communism: Memory in Modern Europe 30
From Conquest to Communism:Central Asia under the Russian and Soviet Empires, 1730-1945 30
History of Development: Ideologies, Politics, and Projects 30
India's Road to Modernity, 1707-1947 30
Inventing Modern Man: Contructions of Mind, Body, and the Indivdual, 1400-1800 30
Islam and the Making of Medieval Europe, c.600-1300 30
Latin America in the 20th Century 30
Living Through the Global: Colonial Migrants and the British Empire from the Eighteenth Century to the Present 30
Medieval Paris 30
Mediterranean Maritime Supremacy, 1500-1700 30
Peoples and Empires in Latin America, 1492-1820s 30
Religion, Society and Culture in Tudor England 30
Science, Technology and Medicine in the Cold War 30
Spain from Absolutism to Democracy 30
Stuart England 30
The American Empire 30
The Life and Death of Multinational Empires in Central and Eastern Europe, 1848-1948 30
The Making of Modern China: War, Revolution, and Reform 30
The Re-Birth of Europe? Renaissance and Renewal in the Long Twelfth Century 30
The Russian Empire, 1689-1917 30
The 'Savage Continent'? Everyday Violence in 1940s Europe 30

Level 3 modules

Core modules

Module Credits
General Third-Year Dissertation 30

Special subjects modules

Module Credits
A Culture of Violence? Violence and Conflict in South African History, 1880-present: Context 30
A Culture of Violence? Violence and Conflict in South African History, 1880-present: Sources 30
A New Jerusalem? Being Protestant in Post-Reformation England: Context 30
A New Jerusalem? Being Protestant in Post-Reformation England: Sources 30
A Transnational History of the Holocaust: Context 30
A Transnational History of the Holocaust: Sources 30
Child Soldiers - War, Society and Humanitarianism in Africa: Context 30
Child Soldiers - War, Society and Humanitarianism in Africa: Sources 30
China's Intellectual Elites - Ideas and Networks 1860s-1960s: Context 30
China's Intellectual Elites - Ideas and Networks 1860s-1960s: Sources 30
Colonial Conflict and Decolonization 1918-1975: Context 30
Colonial Conflict and Decolonization 1918-1975: Sources 30
Critics of Empire: Context 30
Critics of Empire: Sources 30
France and Empire, 1756-1830: Reform, Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Context 30
France and Empire, 1756-1830: Reform, Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Sources 30
Literature, Culture, and Politics in Early Modern England: Context 30
Literature, Culture, and Politics in Early Modern England: Sources 30
Magic in the Middle Ages: Context 30
Magic in the Middle Ages: Sources 30
Reproducing Empire, Birthing the Nation: Women's Health and Reproduction in Modern India: Context 30
Reproducing Empire, Birthing the Nation: Women's Health and Reproduction in Modern India: Sources 30
Riches and Poverty: Capitalism in Britain, 1680-1830 - Context 30
Riches and Poverty: Capitalism in Britain, 1680-1830 - Sources 30
Street Protest and Social Movements in the Modern Era: Sources 30
Street Protest and Social Movements in the Modern Era:Context 30
The Great War: A Comparative History: Context 30
The Great War: A Comparative History: Sources 30
The Medieval Reformation: Context 30
The Medieval Reformation: Sources 30
The Russian Revolution : Context 30
The Russian Revolution : Sources 30
The Yes, Minister Files: Perspectives on British Government since 1914: Context 30
The Yes, Minister Files: Perspectives on British Government since 1914: Sources 30
Them and Us: Imagining the Social "Other" in Britain since the 1880s: Context 30
Them and Us: Imagining the Social "Other" in Britain since the 1880s: Sources 30

Comparatives

Module Credits
Civil Wars 30
Disease 30
Heroes: Conceptions, Constructions & Representations 30
News, Media and Communication 30
Power Elites: Ruling Groups across Space and Time 30
Sexualities 30
Violence 30