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Modules (2024-2025)

Introduction

Please note that the modules listed are those we intend to run based on the latest information regarding staff availability, but that teaching staff availability can change, e.g. retirements, parental leave, or ill health, which may require the withdrawal of modules at a later point. If that is the case, students will be notified accordingly.

Please refer to the student handbook for information on policies concerning modules.

For information regarding module selection and allocation, please refer to our Module Information page.

Syllabus

It is essential all students familiarise themselves with the degree course syllabi. This will tell you which modules you must take as core requirements of your degree as well as how many optional modules you may choose.

First Year

HI111-30 A History of the United StatesLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI112-30 Mongols, Ming and Manchu: China, 1500-1800Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI113-30 Europe in the Making, 1450-1800Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI114-30 History and Politics of the Modern Middle EastLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI115-30 Latin America: Themes and ProblemsLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI153-30 Making of the Modern WorldLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI176-30 Mind, Body, and Society: The History of Medicine and HealthLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI177-30 A History of Africa from 1800Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI178-30 Farewell to Arms? War in Modern European History, 1815-2015Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI179-30 Deviance and Nonconformity in Early Modern EuropeLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI180-30 Britain in the Twentieth Century: A Social HistoryLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  

 

Second Year

HI242-30 Reformation, Politics & Rebellion in Sixteenth-Century GermanyLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI275-30 The British Problem: Empire, Conflict and National Identities, 1558-1714Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI276-30 Radical Politics and the Struggle for Democracy in Europe, 1918-1939Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI277-30 Africa and the Cold WarLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI280-30 The Ottoman Empire and Europe, 1453-1922Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI281-30 Being Human: Human Nature from the Renaissance to FreudLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2D2-30 Corruption in Britain and its Empire, 1600-1850Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2D4-30 Race, Racism and Resistance in Modern BritainLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI2E7-30 A History of Modern MexicoLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI2E9-30 Crossing Boundaries and Breaking Norms in the Medieval WorldLink opens in a new window  30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2J8-30 Entangled History: Ukraine and her Neighbours, from the Middles Ages to the PresentLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI2K1-30 How Did We Get to Where We Are Today? A Political History of the Contemporary WorldLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI2K2-30 Imperial Natures: Environments and Empires from the Little Ice Age to the Great Acceleration (c. 1450 to the present)Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Early Modern
HI282-15 The Formation of American Culture, 1876-1929Link opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2A8-15 The Formation of American Culture, 1929-2019Link opens in a new window  15 CATS Term 2  
HI2B1-15 America in Black and White? Contemporary US Race and Racism in Historical ContextLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2B8-15 Caravans and Traders: Global Connections, 1200-1500Link opens in a new window  15 CATS Term 1 Early Modern
HI2C1-15 Galleons and Galleys: Global Connections, 1500-1800Link opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2 Early Modern
HI2E1-15 Historiography I: Methods and Theories in their Historical Context, 1750-c.1990Link opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2E2-15 Historiography II: Recent and Emerging Trends in History Writing, 1990 to todayLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2  
HI2E4-15 Research ProjectLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2  
HI2H4-15 A Global History of SportLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2H6-15 Freedom Fighting: Race, Slavery and War in the Revolutionary Caribbean, 1790-1812Link opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1 Early Modern
HI2H9-15 Surveillance States: Biometrics from the Border to the BathroomLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2J9-15 Everyday People: Writing Nineteenth-Century British and American LivesLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 2  
HI2K7-15 Accidental President: Harry S Truman and Mid-Century AmericaLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 1  
HI2K4-15 Music and HistoryLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 3 WIISP
HI2K8-15 History of Global Organised CrimeLink opens in a new window 15 CATS Term 3 WIISP

 

Final Year

HI3S2-30 History DissertationLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year  
HI3G9-30 Venice in the RenaissanceLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Term 1

Venice (Assessed)

HI3J3-30 Arts and Society in Early Modern EuropeLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Venice (Assessed)
HI3T4-30 From Fireplace to Cyberspace: The Folklore of Europe from Prehistory to the PresentLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Venice (Applied)
HI388-30 Religious Conflict and Civil War in France, c.1560-1600Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Term 2 Venice (Examined)
HI3S3-30 China Travel: Seeing the Chinese Empire through Travellers' EyesLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Term 2 Venice (Assessed)
HI3J7-30 Socialist Bodies: Dreams and Realities of the Physical in Soviet RussiaLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year OR Term 2 Assessed OR Venice (Assessed)
HI31J-30 The French Revolution, 1774-1799Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI31R-30 The Elizabethan ReformationLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI31Z-30 Reinterpreting the Holocaust: Sexualities, Ethnicity, ClassLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI32B-30 Kenya's Mau Mau Rebellion, 1952-1960Link opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI33Y-30

The Historical Film: Global Perspectives in the Age of NetflixLink opens in a new window

30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI34I-30

Medicine, Empire and the Body, c.1750-1914Link opens in a new window

30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI399-30 Britain in the 1970s: Between New Society and No SocietyLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3H6-30 Postwar: Aftermaths of World War IILink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Examined
HI3H7-30 Foreign Bodies, Contagious Communities: Migration in the Modern WorldLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3J1-30 Empire and Energy in the Middle EastLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3J9-30 Whiteness: An American HistoryLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3K2-30 A Global History of Travel: Odyssey to AeroplaneLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3S6-30 Science, Technology, and Global Politics, 1900 to PresentLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied
HI3S7-30 From the Blues to Hip HopLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3T3-30 The Early Modern BodyLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3T5-30 Value in the Age of ReasonLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Assessed
HI3T6-30 Narcos: A Global History of the Drug TradeLink opens in a new window 30 CATS Full Year Applied