BA (Hons) Medieval and Early Modern History Study 700 years of local national and international history Course in Islamabad || Registration Open
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Explore early modern and medieval history from around the world
Explore events and contexts from across the world
You will learn how to analyse historical events from the aftermath of the Norman Conquest, through Tudor England, and into the Napoleonic era.
You will learn from internationally recognised research staff who use latest research to underline their teaching to ensure that you have access to current debates within the study of modern history.
Pursue your interests
The course will allow you to pursue your own area of interest, whether political, cultural or social. You will then develop your knowledge and skills to take a critical perspective on historical events and their outcomes for the modern world.
Learn from experts
You will learn from internationally recognised staff who use the latest research to underpin their teaching to ensure you engage with the current historiographical debates.
On this course you will:
- Study key periods and events from Medieval Europe, the Wars of the Roses, the Renaissance and Reformation World and the Age of Revolution, 1776-1848.
- Discover specialist subjects like the courts of Henry VIII, Louis XIV’s France, the eighteenth century Enlightenment era, and the cultural history of death.
- Learn from our team of expert staff at the forefront of their fields.
- Build your degree around your interests.
- Develop your critical thinking, team-working, research and digital skills, all vital for post-degree employment.
Gain a rich understanding of medieval and early modern history
Our BA (Hons) Medieval and Early Modern History degree introduces you to the fundamentals of the periods.
You will then be able to branch out to discover your interests and follow your passions to really make your degree unique to you.
In your first year, you will be introduced to the academic standards required of history students such as the necessary research skills and the ability to evaluate primary and secondary historical sources.
You will also explore a variety of social and political context from the period.
You will establish a strong historiographical foundation for your three years of study, including modules that introduce you to Medieval England, the wars and torture practices of the Early Modern era, and Renaissance Europe.
In your second year, you will begin to mould your degree around your interests.
You can explore:
- The expansion of art and knowledge during the Renaissance period.
- Women and gender throughout the Medieval and Tudor eras.
- The Social histories of Early Modern Britain.
- The political tribulations culminating in the Restoration of the British monarchy in the seventeenth century.
By your final year, you will have a strong sense of what historical area you would like to focus on for your final dissertation project.
Alongside your thesis, you will have the opportunity to explore aspects of history including: Louis XIV’s France, the role of the monarchy in Early Modern Europe, and the royal courts of Henry VIII.
Select a year
Renaissance and Reformation Europe 1350-1600
This module evaluates the political, intellectual and religious development, popular, elite and court culture, warfare and international relations and gender issues across Western Europe and the Ottoman Empire within the Renaissance and Reformation periods. In doing so, you will gain a better understanding of Early Modern European society and the way it responded to pressure and change.
Teaching and Assessment
Feel the support of internationally-recognised research staff
At our University, you will find a friendly atmosphere and an encouraging team of staff who will work hard to support you throughout your learning.
Our record in Student Satisfaction polls for History is second to none and we are delighted that our students find the University a supportive and positive learning environment.
Our team of experienced tutors and experts use the latest research to underlie their teaching. This ensures that you have access the latest debates within the study of Medieval and Early Modern History.
Much of our teaching is in small groups. Our commitment to smaller class sizes allows you to feel more confident to discuss your ideas in a supportive environment.
It also allows your tutors get to know you and how best to aid your development.
Our BA (Hons) Medieval and Early Modern History course uses a range of assessments methods, including:
- Source evaluations and reviews
- Research projects
- Collaborative project work
Modules are assessed at every stage of the course, allowing you to clearly see your academic progress throughout your degree.
Gain vital workplace experience with our local partners
In your second year, you will have the option to work with a sector-leading museums, gallery or heritage sites.
These placements will give you the opportunity to acquire a fundamental insight into the way these institutions preserve for and present history to the public, as well as gain vital workplace experience to increase your employability.
Open up your future career options
A degree in History provides you with the opportunity to take up a number of career roles after graduation. Our graduates are valued by employers as they possess key skills in communication, analysis and reporting.
The option to study issues of political, social, and cultural significance, as well as work placement opportunities in archives, institutes and research centres, provides you with experience suitable for a range of career paths.
Many of our graduates continue on as teachers, lawyers, accountants, as well as management roles within a variety of settings.
Career paths include:
- Local and national government
- Public service
- Communications and PR
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- Postgraduate Research (MPhil/PhD)