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BA (Hons)History and the Medieval World

University of Winchester
United Kingdom, Winchester
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Overview

History and the Medieval World at Winchester focuses on Britain, Europe and their neighbours from Classical Greece and Rome. It explores, finds meaning and addresses the outcomes of profound events such as the Norman Conquest, the Black Death and the Wars of the Roses.

Work placement/field trips: Previous students have secured placements at The Mary Rose and the British Museum. Students also have the opportunity to take part in trips to France, Spain or Poland to visit sites of former concentration camps in Krakow and Oswiecim.

Fact: There is a student-led History society which organises trips to sites of historical interest and talks by a variety of academic speakers.

Programme structure

In Year 1, students are introduced to history, both chronologically and geographically. They explore a variety of historical periods and cultures from Britain and around the globe, including Asia, Europe and America, from the Classical period to the present day. It explores the nature of history as a discipline, its changing assumptions, methods and definitions and the current concerns of historians.

Study focuses on research skills and knowledge that forms the basis of more specialised study in Years 2 and 3. This includes learning how to use original documents to carry out research. Students choose from a range of optional modules that focus more closely on the Medieval World in Years 2 and 3, from Theme Studies, Depth Studies, Civilisation Studies and Comparative Studies.

Theme Studies explore continuity and change over a long period of time with reference to a significant historical theme. Civilisation Studies focus on a civilisation’s chronological, geographical and cultural context, and its political, economic and social systems are outlined.

An understanding of methodology is developed by Depth Studies, which establish a comprehensive knowledge of a particular period by evaluating the use of primary and secondary sources and any issues associated with them as evidence. An area of historical concern across more than one country and culture is examined by Comparative Studies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States