Why study this course at Birkbeck?
The programme consists of 3 assessed elements: a compulsory 10-week core module taught annually in the autumn term, with an additional research skills and method component in the summer term; 3 option modules, each taught over 10 weeks (1 term); and a dissertation due at the end of September of the final year of study.
The introductory core module aims to equip you with the conceptual background necessary for historical study at postgraduate level. It includes 10 broad lectures and 10 weekly seminars dedicated to exploring specific topics and questions on the history of ideas.
We offer a wide range of option modules, covering topics from classical antiquity to the present day.
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