University of Bath

British History and Society course for Erasmus+, exchange and visiting students

Find out about the course and how and when to apply.

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British Society

On this 11 -week course you will study selected areas of British life and history to gain insights into how British Society has developed. Teaching is through lectures with follow-up small group seminars.

The course is organised by theme rather than looking at British history chronologically.

Themes include: - How the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom came together.

  • How the fall of the British Empire influences the development of modern Britain.

  • Women: Chartism and the Suffragettes.

  • How the Industrial Revolution led to the rise of modern cities and social change.

  • Victorian society.

  • Restoration England through the eyes of Samuel Pepys

In order to be awarded credits for this course, a minimum of 80% attendance is required.


Before signing up please make sure that the day and time do not clash with your academic timetable using your MyTimetable.

Registration for this course opens via this page on the 1 October 2018 at 12.00pm