Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.
Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.
You choose a module from either History or Archaeology below.
You also choose one further module. We recommend the following:
At the end of Stage 1 you complete at least two weeks of excavation fieldwork.
You take the following module:
Plus one of the following:
You choose two modules from History and at least one from Archaeology.
- HIS2001 Spain, 1808-1975: War, Society and State
- HIS2002 Fatal Allies: Anglo-Irish Relations, 1798-1998
- HIS2003 Religion and Politics in Tudor England
- HIS2012 Clash of the Civilisations: Islam, the Crusades and the Mongol Invasions
- HIS2037 Progress and Plenty? British History 1815-1918
- HIS2055 The Later Russian Empire, 1796-1917
- HIS2072 Anglo-Saxon England
- HIS2078 History of Medicine
- HIS2084 Europe's Reformations
- HIS2086 Twentieth-century France, 1914-1995
- HIS2087 A Civilian's War: The Second World War, 1939-1945
- HIS2103 The Dark Ages: Early Medieval Europe and its Neighbours 500-900
- HIS2114 Death, Dying and the Dead in Early Modern England, 1500-1800
- HIS2123 Family, Sex and Society
- HIS2126 The Difficult Fatherland: Germany's Past
- HIS2131 American Slavery, American Freedom: Black and White America in the Age of Revolutions, 1776-1876
- HIS2132 The Criminal Atlantic in the Long Eighteenth Century: Pirates, Convicts and Rebels
- HIS2133 Society and Politics in Colonial India, 1880s-1947
- HIS2135 A module in the British Atlantic World
- HIS2138 China's Last Empire
- HIS2140 A module in Japanese History
- LAS2030 Comparative History of Hispano-America and Brazil: from Independence to the Mexican Revolution (1789/1810-1917)
You will take a further 40 credits which may be selected from above. The following are also recommended choices:
At the end of Stage 2 you complete a further two weeks of fieldwork.
You choose one of the following compulsory modules:
You choose three or four modules from the lists below. You must select at least one module from each list.
- HIS3030 History and Society
- HIS3035 Elizabeth I: the Politics of Religion
- HIS3131 China in Revolution, 1919-1976
- HIS3135 The Nazi New Order in Europe
- HIS3181 The American Civil War, 1861-1865
- HIS3203 Madness, Nerves and Narratives in Georgian Britain, c. 1714-1830
- HIS3205 Fascism in Italy, 1914-1945
- HIS3206 The Irish Revolution, 1879-1923
- HIS3208 Coffee, Chocolate and Tobacco
- HIS3212 Reconstruction and the New South, 1865-1914
- HIS3213 Slave Emancipation in the British Empire
- HIS3218 Hogarth! The Artist and his Life in Georgian London, 1697-1764
- HIS3219 Living Together: Christians, Muslims and Jews in Medieval Iberia
- HIS3222 Jarrow Crusade
- HIS3229 The Spanish Second Republic and Civil War, 1931-1939
- HIS3240 Civil Rights in America, 1948-1975
- HIS3278 England 1714-1820: Birth of a Consumer Society
- HIS3279 Popular Politics and Reform in Britain, 1811-1850
- HIS3283 The Russian Revolution
- HIS3285 Post-Revolutionary Mexico: From Zapata to the Zapatistas
- HIS3295 Royal Portraits: Christian Kings and Kingship, c. 870-c. 930
- HIS3321 Viking-Age Scandinavia
- HIS3326 Women in Colonial South Asia: Tradition, Reform and Modernity
If you took only three modules from the lists above, you may select one further module from the list below.