B.A. History and Archaeological Studies (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)
Description

In combining the complementary disciplines of History and Archaeology, students can develop a wide-ranging and cross-disciplinary approach to the past. At University of Kent, during the History and Archaeological Studies (Hons) program, you will learn how artefacts and primary sources inform our understanding people and cultures; how those people and cultures have shaped the world around us; how history has been perceived by those who look back upon it; and how those perceptions change over time.

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Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Greek
Latin
Politics
Army
British Army
C++
Archaeology
Art
University
Prose

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Making History: Theory and Practice
  • The Civilisations of Greece and Rome
  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • Introduction to Egyptian Archaeology
  • Introduction to the History of Science
  • A Global History of Empires: 1500-1850
  • A Global History of Empires: 1850-1960
  • War and Diplomacy in Europe c1850-2000
  • Vikings: the European Project, 750-1066
  • Cinema and Society, 1930 - 1960
  • Modern British History (Part Two)
  • The Renaissance in the British Isles, 1400-1600
  • 1450 - 1600: The Age of Reformation
  • 1600-1750: The Age of Enlightenment
  • Revolutionary Europe 1700-1850
  • Early Medieval Europe
  • Later Medieval Europe
  • Victorian Britain: Politics, Society and Culture
  • Britain and the Second World War: The Home Front
  • Britain in the Age of Industrialisation 1700-1830
  • Introduction to the History of Medicine
  • The Emergence of America:From European Settlement to 1880
  • The Rise of the United States Since 1880

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • History Dissertation
  • Popular Religion and Heresy, 1100-1300
  • Science, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Britain
  • The British Army and Empire c1750-1920
  • The American Civil War Era 1848-1877
  • The Crusades
  • African History since 1800
  • Marvels, Monsters and Freaks 1780-1920
  • Armies at War 1914-1918
  • Modern German History, 1918-1990
  • Europe and the Islamic World, c 1450-1750
  • From Crisis to Revolution: France 1774-1799
  • Everyday Life in Early Modern Europe
  • How the West was Won (or lost): The American West in the Nineteenth Cen
  • Persecution, Repression and Resistance
  • Science Satirised
  • Churchill's Army: the British Army in the Second World War
  • The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Russia: 1855-1945 Reform, Revolution and War
  • History of Photography:Between Science & Art
  • The British Atlantic World c.1580-1763
  • Conflict in Seventeenth Century Britain
  • Anglo-French Relations 1904 - 1945
  • The Tools of Empire 1760-1920
  • The Art of Death
  • Inviting Doomsday: US Environmental
  • Latin for Beginners
  • Greek for Beginners
  • Roman and Medieval Artefacts
  • The Crisis of the Roman Republic
  • Graeco-Roman Egypt
  • Gods, Heroes and Mystery Cults: Religion in Ancient Greece
  • Barbarians in the West
  • Greek and Roman Medicine
  • Constantinople and the Late Antique City
  • Foundations of Britain
  • Fieldwork Practice
  • Torture and Sacrifice: the literature of early Christianity
  • Monsters in Roman Literature
  • Museum Studies (with internship)
  • The Rise and Fall of Athens
  • Greek Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle
  • Advanced Latin Plus
  • Advanced Ancient Greek Plus
  • Athenian Power Plays
  • Early Greek Prose in the Original
  • Early Greek Verse in the Original
  • Early Latin Prose in the Original
  • Early Latin Verse in the Original

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Inviting Doomsday: US Environmental
  • British History c. 1480-1620
  • Anglo-French Relations 1904 - 1945
  • Saints, Relics & Churches in Medieval Europe c.500-1500
  • Lords, Peasants and Heretics
  • After Stalin: The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union
  • Human Experiments & Human Rights during the Cold War
  • History of Photography:Between Science & Art
  • Literature & History:Text & Context in C.19thScience
  • British Politics 1625-1642
  • Origins of the Second World War
  • The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the Atlantic World, c. 1500 - 1900
  • Undergraduate Dissertation
  • Africa and Africans in the Atlantic World
  • Churchill's Army: the British Army in the Second World War
  • Britain's Home Front
  • The Rights Revolution: The 20th Century US Supreme Court & Society
  • The Discovery of the World c.1450 - 1800
  • Persecution, Repression and Resistance
  • How the West Was Won (or Lost): The American West in the Nineteenth Cen
  • Napoleon and Europe, 1799 - 1815
  • Everyday Life in Modern Europe
  • The Great War: British Memory, History and Culture
  • Empires of Religion
  • From Crisis to Revolution: France 1774-1799
  • Riders on the Storm
  • Modern German History, 1918-1990
  • African History since 1800
  • The American Civil War Era 1848-1877
  • Science, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Britain
  • Early Latin Verse in the Original
  • Early Latin Prose in the Original
  • Early Greek Verse in the Original
  • Early Greek Prose in the Original
  • Athenian Power Plays
  • Advanced Ancient Greek Plus
  • Advanced Latin Plus
  • Greek Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle
  • The Rise and Fall of Athens
  • Museum Studies (with internship)
  • Classical Studies and Ancient History in the Classroom
  • Torture and Sacrifice: the literature of early Christianity
  • Monsters in Roman Literature
  • Fieldwork Practice
  • Gods, Heroes and Mystery Cults: Religion in Ancient Greece
  • Graeco-Roman Egypt
  • The Crisis of the Roman Republic
  • The Foundations of Britain: Archaeology of the first Millenium B.C.
  • Barbarians in the West
  • Roman and Medieval Artefacts
  • Greek and Roman Medicine
  • Archaeological Project
  • Constantinople and the late Antique City
  • Greek for Beginners
  • Latin for Beginners
  • Classical & Archaeological Studies Dissertation