Study Schemes

BA Medieval and Early Modern History [V190]

Academic Year: 2020/2021Single Honours scheme - available from 2002/2003

Duration (studying Full-Time): 3 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; The Coleg Lead Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1 Timetable Core/Student Option

All Part One students MUST take the Department's Part One core modules (through medium of English or Welsh):

Semester 1
HA12120

Cyflwyno Hanes

HY12120

Introduction to History

Semester 2
HA10420

Cydio mewn Hanes: Ffynonellau a'u Haneswy

HY10420

‘Hands on’ History: Sources and their Historians

Year 1 Options

Part One students must take a further 80 credits of modules (of which at least 40 must be taken in the History & Welsh History department):

Semester 1
HC11120

Concwest, Uno a Hunaniaeth yng Nghymru 1250-1800

HY11420

Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Europe, 1000-1800

HY11820

The Modern World, 1789 to the present

Semester 2
HA11420

Ewrop a’r Byd, 1000-2000

HC11820

Cymdeithas, Pobl a Gwleidyddiaeth: Cymru, 1800-1999

HY12420

Europe and the World, 1000-2000

WH11720

People, Power and Identity: Wales 1200-1999

Part 2 Rules

Year 2 Timetable Core/Student Option

Students registered on this degree scheme WILL take a minimum of 80 credits across Part Two in modern and contemporary History. Students will be expected to write a final-year dissertation (40 credits) on a topic relevant to modern and/or contemporary history and MUST take a minimum of an additional 40 credits across Part Two in modern and contemporary history. As well as the dissertation, credits gained from option modules, skills modules and the Special Subject will count towards this requirement. Year Two students MUST take the CORE module (through medium of English or Welsh):

Semester 1
HA20120

Llunio Hanes

HY20120

Making History

Semester 2

Year 2 Options

Year Two students MUST take one 20 credit SKILLS module in semester two:

Semester 2
HA24720

Gwrando ar Hanes: Y mudiad Hawliau Sifil yn America

HY22320

Crime and Daily Life in Early Modern England and Wales

HY22920

Writing about war in high medieval Scandinavia c.1050-1264

HY23320

Dread and Despair? : Living with Disability in the Middle Ages

HY23720

Image Wars in Southeast Asia: Studying 20th Century Propaganda

HY24620

Exploring Nineteenth-Century Exhibitions

Year 2 Options

Year Two students should choose 80 credits worth of OPTION modules in the Department of History & Welsh History (though students may opt to take up to 20 credits outside the department if they wish):

Semester 1
HA28120

Stori yr Unol Daleithiau ar Ffilm a Theledu, 1865-2008

HC24420

Cymdeithas Cymru Fodern 1868-1950

HY20920

The Tudors: A European Dynasty?

HY25520

Famine in Medieval England

HY27220

Asian Migration in the Modern World

HY27320

The Rise of Modern Medicine, c.1750-2000

HY27520

Media and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

Semester 2
HA21820

Concro’r Byd: Twf a Chwymp Ymerodraethau Prydain a Ffrainc

HC23420

Trosedd, Terfysg a Moesoldeb yng Nghymru 1750-1850

HY25820

European Society and the Medieval Mind 1200-1500

HY28420

From the Second Empire to the Third Reich: Weimar Germany 1914-1933

HY28620

Science, Religion and Magic

HY29720

The Atlantic World, 1492-1825

WH23420

Crime, Riot and Morality in Wales 1750-1850

Final Year Timetable Core/Student Option

Students registered on this degree scheme WILL take a minimum of 80 credits across Part Two in modern and contemporary History. Students will be expected to write a final-year dissertation (40 credits) on a topic relevant to modern and/or contemporary history and MUST take a minimum of an additional 40 credits across Part Two in modern and contemporary history. As well as the dissertation, credits gained from option modules, skills modules and the Special Subject will count towards this requirement. FINAL YEAR single honours students MUST take the DISSERTATION module which runs over semesters one and two (through the medium of English or Welsh):

Semester 1
HA30300

Traethawd Estynedig

HY30300

Dissertation

Semester 2
HA30340

Traethawd Estynedig

HY30340

Dissertation

Final Year Options

Final Year students MUST take two co-requisite 20-credit SPECIAL SUBJECT modules (the first part running in semester one and the complementary module in semester two):

Semester 1
HP34520

Milwyr, Myfyrwyr a Masnachwyr: Teithio a Symudedd yn Ewrop Ganoloesol (Rhan 1)

HQ33520

The Norwegian civil wars: 1174-1263 Part 1

HQ35020

The English Reformation, 1520-58: Revolution and Counter Revolution

HQ35420

The Irish in Britain, c.1815-70 (Part 1): Migration and Settlement

HQ38320

The Third Reich (Part 1): Building the Dictatorship. Regime and Society in Nazi Germany, 1933-1939

Semester 2
HP34620

Milwyr, Myfyrwyr a Masnachwyr: Teithio a Symudedd yn Ewrop Ganoloesol (Rhan 2)

HQ33620

The Norwegian civil wars: 1174-1263 Part 2

HQ35520

The Irish in Britain, c. 1850-1922 (Part 2): Community and Conflict

HQ35620

The English Reformation, 1558-1648: Consolidation and Conflict

HQ38420

The Third Reich (Part 2): War and the Holocaust, 1939-1945

Final Year Options

Final Year students should take 40 credits of OPTION modules (taking one 20-credit option module in each semester):

Semester 1
HA38120

Stori yr Unol Daleithiau ar Ffilm a Theledu, 1865-2008

HC34420

Cymdeithas Cymru Fodern 1868-1950

HY30920

The Tudors: A European Dynasty?

HY35520

Famine in Medieval England

HY37220

Asian Migration in the Modern World

HY37320

The Rise of Modern Medicine, c.1750-2000

HY37520

Media and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

Semester 2
HA31820

Concro'r Byd: Tŵf a Chwymp Ymerodraethau Prydain a Ffrainc

HC33420

Trosedd, Terfysg a Moesoldeb yng Nghymru 1750-1850

HY35820

European Society and the Medieval Mind 1200-1500

HY38420

From the Second Empire to the Third Reich: Weimar Germany 1914-1933

HY38620

Science, Religion and Magic

HY39720

The Atlantic World, 1492-1825

WH33420

Crime, Riot and Morality in Wales 1750-1850

Aberystwyth University Standard Awards

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