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Period Topic

Period Topic modules (20 credits) give students an intensive introduction to an unfamiliar period, subject or approach to the study of history. They also offer a chance to gain experience in the use of primary source materials, and develop skills in the analysis of historiography.

Teaching will be in weekly two-hour seminars taught over eight weeks. Each week students will do reading and preparation in order to be able to contribute to discussion. During the autumn term students will be tasked with finding and researching their own primary source or sources in pairs or small groups, on which they will give a group presentation for formative assessment in one or more sessions during weeks 4-7.

Period Topic modules offered in recent years

Students will typically be able to choose from around 15 options.

Current students - refer to the module catalogue for your options.