Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module aims to introduce students to university-level study of some of the themes we consider as a school are at the heart of humanities. The topics will be treated by means of an interdisciplinary approach by a combination of lectures and seminars.
The module will comprise three interdisciplinary topics addressing the broad themes of love, violence and death. Each will be examined turn using a consistent periodisation of Medieval to Renaissance, Early Modern, Modern, and Contemporary. The lecture materials will be linked closely with seminar groups drawn from all subjects in the School.
A student passing this module should be able to:
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
Course maps and module descriptors from previous years can be found in the Course Resources Archive.