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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

Course delivery

There will be online recorded lecture material for you to work through independently. A 50-minute session will also run on Microsoft Teams every Monday from 11.15am-12.05pm, from 1 February to 24 May 2021.

Credits

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