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Archaeology and History Modules 2023/4

Please note, details for interdisciplinary modules within the HASS faculty can be found here.

Stage One Modules

CodeModule TitleCreditsTerm(s)ELE link
ARC1007 Archaeological and Forensic Science Practicals151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC1008 Forensic Archaeology152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC1010 Themes in World Archaeology151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC1020 Essential Archaeological Methods152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC1030 Investigating British Archaeology151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC1040 Artefacts and Materials151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC1050 Objects: Contexts and Display152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC1070 Practical Skills in Archaeology301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1002 Losing an Empire, Finding a Role: Britain Since 1945151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1014 The Body in Eighteenth-Century Britain151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1042 Murder in Early Modern England151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1043 The Collapse of Communism in Central-Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1048 Being a Barbarian: Identity, Memory and the Creation of Medieval Europe152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1051 Everyday Life in the Anglophone Caribbean, c.1900-1966151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1137 Becoming a Historian: Core151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1138 Medieval, Manufactured? Uses and Reuses of the Middle Ages152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1139 Becoming a Historian: Extended152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1140 Confinement, Care, Cure: Psychiatric Institutions in the Twentieth Century151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1411 From Wigan Pier to Piccadilly: Britain between the Wars152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1412 Early Modern Magic and Witchcraft152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1421 Understanding Medieval and Early Modern History301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1422 Understanding Modern History302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1505 The First Crusade152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1506 The First Day of the Somme152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1532 The History of Strategic Thinking152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1534 Maritime Power in the Age of Nelson152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1539 Early Modern Things: Materials as Historical Sources152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1585 Ladies of the Night: Prostitution in the Victorian World151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1586 Early Modern Venice: Representations and Myths152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1596 The Good War? The United States in World War II152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1600 Images of Stalinism151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1612 Renaissance Florence 1350-1550152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1614 Environment and Industry, 1750-1950: Global Perspectives151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1615 Imperial Science, Race, and Exploration in the Long 19th Century 151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1616 Producing Poverty: Peasants in a Global Perspective, 700-1300CE151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH1618 Body, Border, Partition: Understanding Violence in South Asia151View on ELE (current students only)

Stage Two Modules

CodeModule TitleCreditsTerm(s)ELE link
ARC2003 Archaeological Fieldwork Project301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2004 Archaeological Fieldschool301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2012 Monumental Changes: Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain and Ireland151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2120 Things and Us: Ancient and Contemporary Material Culture152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2121 Brooches, Beads, Swords and Shields: Early Medieval Material Culture151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2123 Sustainability and Collapse in Past Societies152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2130 Discovering the Past with Molecular Science152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2401 Understanding the Landscape of Medieval Britain152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2406 Medieval Castles in Context151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2408 Romanisation: Interaction, Conquest and Change in Late Iron Age and Roman Dacia152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2504 Zooarchaeology151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2514 Forensic Anthropology152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC2516 Human Origins and Evolution: the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic151View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2001 Doing History: Perspectives on Sources302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2002 Uses of the Past301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2011A Forgetting Fascism, Remembering Communism: Memory in Modern Europe301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2014A Decolonisation and the Collapse of the British Empire, 1919-1968302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2019A Science, Technology and Medicine in the Cold War301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2032A Europe 1650-1800: From Enlightenment to Romanticism301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2036A Albion's Fatal Tree: Capital Punishment in England, 1688-1965302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2037 American Frontiers: The West in U.S. History and Mythology302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2041 The First Welfare State? England's Poor Law, 1520-1835302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2111 Mediterranean Maritime Supremacy, 1500-170030View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2137A Inventing Modern Man: Constructions of Mind, Body, and the Individual, 1400-1800302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2138A History of Development: Ideologies, Politics, and Projects302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2145A Spain from Absolutism to Democracy302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2179A The American Empire301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2184A From Conquest to Communism: Central Asia under the Russian and Soviet Empires, 1730-1945301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2185A China in the World, 1500-1840301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2186A Deviants and Dissenters in Early Modern England302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2208A Medieval Paris301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2209A African American History302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2210A The Russian Empire, 1689-1917301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2218A Religion, Society and Culture in Tudor England301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2237 Doing History in the Digital Age302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2588 Empire, Identity and Heritage in South-East Europe and the Middle East (1800-1950)302View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2590 An Age of Iron? Europe in the Tenth Century301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2592 Science, Empire, and Natural History Museums: A Global Perspective301View on ELE (current students only)
HIH2593 'Undesirables': Migration Mobility and Empire302View on ELE (current students only)

Stage Three Modules

CodeModule TitleCreditsTerm(s)ELE link
ARC3000 Archaeological Dissertation301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3003 Professional Placement301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3006 Advanced Fieldwork Project151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3006A Advanced Fieldschool151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3010 Archaeological Science Dissertation45View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3011 Practicing Archaeological Science151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3012 Monumental changes: Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain and Ireland151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3120 Things and Us: Ancient and Contemporary Material Culture152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3121 Brooches, Beads, Swords and Shields: Early Medieval Material Culture151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3123 Sustainability and Collapse in Past Societies152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3132 Digital Approaches to Archaeological Data151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3133 Digital Pasts151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3401 Understanding the Landscape of Medieval Britain152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3406 Medieval Castles in Context151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3408 Romanisation: Interaction, Conquest and Change in Late Iron Age and Roman Dacia152View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3510 Experimental Approaches to Forensic and Archaeological Investigations151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3516 Human Origins and Evolution: the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic151View on ELE (current students only)
ARC3611 Funerary Osteoarchaeology152View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3013 France and Empire, 1756-1830: Reform, Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3014 France and Empire, 1756-1830: Reform, Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3042 Britain and the Age of Revolution, 1775-1832 (Sources)301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3043 Britain and the Age of Revolution, 1775-1832 (Context)301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3051 The Rise of Capitalism in Britain 1660-1830 (Sources) 301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3052 The Rise of Capitalism in Britain 1660-1830 (Context)301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3053 Death to the Traitors: Rebellion and Resisting Tyranny in the Middle Ages: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3054 Death to the Traitors: Rebellion and Resisting Tyranny in the Middle Ages: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3056 Them and Us: Imagining the Social "Other" in Britain since the 1880s: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3057 Them and Us: Imagining the Social "Other" in Britain since the 1880s: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3058 Engendering Empire: Making the British Imperial World: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3059 Engendering Empire: Making the British Imperial World: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3061 Women's Experience in Britain: Race, Class and Gender since 1945 (Sources)301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3062 Women's Experience in Britain: Race, Class and Gender since 1945 (Context)301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3132 The Body in Early Modern England: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3133 The Body in Early Modern England: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3157 The Irish Revolution, 1912-23: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3158 The Irish Revolution, 1912-23: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3167 Violence or Non-Violence? Gandhi and Popular Movements in India, 1915-1950: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3168 Violence or Non-Violence? Gandhi and Popular Movements in India, 1915-1950: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3170 From the Grand Tour to Gladiator: Modern Encounters with the Ancient World: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3171 From the Grand Tour to Gladiator: Modern Encounters with the Ancient World: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3216 The Yes, Minister Files: Perspectives on British Government since 1914: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3217 The Yes, Minister Files: Perspectives on British Government since 1914: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3250 Colonial Conflict and Decolonisation 1918-1975: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3251 Colonial Conflict and Decolonisation 1918-1975: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3257 The Russian Revolution: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3258 The Russian Revolution: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3266 Magic in the Middle Ages: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3267 Magic in the Middle Ages: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3277 The Medieval Reformation: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3278 The Medieval Reformation: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3298 Law, Politics and Society across the British Empire, 1750-1960: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3299 Law, Politics and Society across the British Empire, 1750-1960: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3314 Governing the World: A History of Internationalism from WW1 to the Present: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3315 Governing the World: A History of Internationalism from WW1 to the Present: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3316 The Holocaust and Nazi Occupation of Eastern Europe, 1939-1945: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3317 The Holocaust and Nazi Occupation of Eastern Europe, 1939-1945: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3322 Crusades in Christendom, 1179-1588: Sources301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3323 Crusades in Christendom, 1179-1588: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3328 Concepts30View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3329 The Future of History30View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3617 News, Media and Communication301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3619 Sexualities301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3626 Heroes: Conceptions, Constructions and Representations301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3628 Civil Wars301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3632 Violence301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3633 Revolutions301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3634 Race, Resistance, and Decolonisation301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3635 The Population Problem: Conservation, Eugenics, and Food in the Twentieth Century (Contexts)301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3636 The Population Problem: Conservation, Eugenics, and Food in the Twentieth Century (Sources)301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3639 Beyond Cannibalism: Indigenous Peoples and the European Colonisation of Brazil, 1500-1822: Context301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HIH3640 Beyond Cannibalism: Indigenous Peoples and the European Colonisation of Brazil, 1500-1822: Sources 301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)

Masters Modules

CodeModule TitleCreditsTerm(s)ELE link
ARCM004 Dissertation602View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM005 Professional Skills in Archaeology152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM007 Advanced Project152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM010 Roman Archaeology in the Digital World152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM011 Musculature Anatomy152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM012 Skeletal Anatomy151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM105 Dissertation in Experimental Archaeology602View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM106 Plants and Animals as Craft Resources152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM107 Digital Pasts151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM109 Practical Pasts151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM110 Research Design in Archaeology151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM111 Approaches to Pottery: Archaeology, Archaeometry, and Experimental Archaeology152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM120 Themes in Archaeological Theory and Practice152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM130 Discovering the Past with Molecular Science151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM200 Field Study152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM225 Landscape Archaeology: Understanding the Historic Environment152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM300 Material Culture151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM403 Advanced Zooarchaeology151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM405 Advanced Human Osteology151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM407 Zooarchaeology151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM412 Funerary Osteoarchaeology152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM415 The Archaeology of Humans and Other Animals152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM501 Researching the Historic Environment Online151View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM600 Bioarchaeology Dissertation602View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM602 Forensic Anthropology: Principles and Practice152View on ELE (current students only)
ARCM700 Dissertation in Roman Archaeology602View on ELE (current students only)
HISM001 Critical Approaches to Early Modern History301View on ELE (current students only)
HISM002 Critical Approaches to Maritime and Naval History301View on ELE (current students only)
HISM003 Critical Approaches to Imperial and Global History301View on ELE (current students only)
HISM016 Advanced Historical Research Skills301View on ELE (current students only)
HISM017 Critical Approaches to Medical Humanities301View on ELE (current students only)
HISM036 Gender, Society and Culture in Early Modern Europe302View on ELE (current students only)
HISM039 History in Public: A Workplace Project301, 2 and 3View on ELE (current students only)
HISM040 Introduction to Digital Humanities302View on ELE (current students only)
HISM041 Food and Agriculture in Historical Perspective302View on ELE (current students only)
HISM042 Working with Medieval Manuscripts and Documents302View on ELE (current students only)
HISM043 Critical Approaches to the History of Violence and Conflict301View on ELE (current students only)
HISM180 Dissertation in Medieval Studies602 and 3View on ELE (current students only)
HISM185 Supervised Independent Study in the Humanities151 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HISM186 Supervised Independent Study in the Humanities301 and 2View on ELE (current students only)
HISM201 Debating British Political History, 1906 to the Present302View on ELE (current students only)
HISM400 Dissertation in History602 and 3View on ELE (current students only)
HISM403 Dissertation in History902 and 3View on ELE (current students only)
HISM479 Sexual Discoveries: the Reception, Interpretation and Purpose of Queer History302View on ELE (current students only)
HISM482 Empire and Globalisation302View on ELE (current students only)
HISM483 European Empires and Proto-Globalisation 1200-1800302View on ELE (current students only)