Students must take one of two pathways. Students may only opt for Pathway B if they have taken Pathway B or D (HIH2001 Doing History) at stage 2. Students are only permitted to write one dissertation.

Pathway A
Two co-requisite History Special Subject modules (2 x 30) 60 Credits
Plus ML Modules

Pathway B
History Comparative module 30 Credits
HIH3005 History Dissertation 30 Credits

Compulsory modules

CodeModule Credits
HIH3005 General Third-Year Dissertation Pathway B30
MLF3111 Advanced French Language Skills OR30
MLG3111 Advanced German Language Skills OR30
MLI3111 Advanced Italian Language Skills OR30
MLM3111 Advanced Chinese Language Skills OR30
MLP3111 Advanced Portuguese Language Skills OR30
MLR3111 Advanced Russian Language Skills OR30
MLS3111 Advanced Spanish Language Skills OR30

Optional modules

Two 15-credit modules related to your chosen language (e.g., for French, two 15-credit MLF1xxx-coded modules). The full list of Modern Languages optional modules can be accessed at:

Optional History modules can be found at the following link:  

CodeModule Credits
MLF3003 Writing the Self: Women Writing Lives 15
MLF3006 The Invention of Modern Love 15
MLF3034 Sociolinguistics of French 15
MLF3046 Dialectology in France 15
MLF3050 Music, Poetry, and Society at the Late Medieval French Court 15
MLF3069 Writing Women and Strange Monsters 15
MLF3072 Sex and the Text: Gender and Authority in Late Medieval France 15
MLF3073 Proust's a la Recherche du Temps Perdu 15
MLF3075 First-Person Outsiders in Modern French Literature 15
MLF3078 Philosophers, Prophets, and Mystics in French Culture 15
MLF3079 Sex, Subversion and Censorship: Libertine Literature in Seventeenth-Century France 15
MLG3036 Dictatorships on Display: History Exhibitions in Germany and Austria 15
MLG3037 Coping with Catastrophe: German Culture, Literature and Politics in the Interwar Years 15
MLG3112 Law in Fiction 15
MLI3028 Italian Varieties and Dialects 15
MLI3029 Italian Film Through Stardom 15
MLI3199 Elena Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend 15
MLM3009 China through the Lens: Cultural Translation and Self-Presentation 15
MLM3010 Ritual and Power: Text and Image of Chinese Landscapes 15
MLP3002 Afro-Brazil: Ideas of Africa in Brazilian Fiction 15
MLP3004 Portuguese through Time 15
MLR3025 Apocalypse/Utopia: The Russian Roots of Revolution 15
MLR3026 The Deceptive City: The Creation of St Petersburg in Russian Literature 15
MLS3037 Women and Feminism in 20th Century Spain 15
MLS3057 Cross Currents: Memory, Myth and Modernity in Latin America 15
MLS3065 Spain and 1898: from Disaster to Modernity 15
MLS3066 Almodovar's Spain: Cinema and Society 15
MLS3067 "Monster of Nature and Phoenix of Wits." An Introduction to the Work of Lope de Vega 15
MLS3068 Staging Conflicts: Spanish Romantic Drama 15
SML3009 Intercultural Communication in a Global World 15
SML3015 Dissertation 15
SML3017 Language Contact 15
SML3030 Extended Dissertation 30
SML3031 Advanced Translation Skills 15
SML3035 The Fantastic in 19th and 20th Century Literature 15
SML3036 Beyond Sex and the City: Becoming a Woman in Contemporary Western Cinema 15
HUM3001 Communist Lives 15