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Postgraduate (School of History, Classics and Archaeology)

SCQF Level 11 (222 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PGHC11478 'The wisest fool in Christendom': the Ideas and Writings of James VI & I Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11488 A Cultural History of Photography Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11314 A Period of Ancient History 1 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11315 A Period of Ancient History 2 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11427 SV1 A Topic In Ancient History 1 Semester 1 20
PGHC11433 SV1 A Topic in Ancient History 2 Semester 2 20
PGHC11429 A Topic in Late Antique and Byzantine History 1 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11430 A Topic in Late Antique and Byzantine History 2 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11503 SV1 African Print Cultures: Newspapers and their Publics in Modern African History, c. 1880 to 1975 Semester 2 20
PGHC11152 Agricultural Slavery in the Graeco-Roman World Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11482 American Borderlands: Histories of the Western Hemisphere Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11515 SS1 An Age of Great Dreams: The 1960s in the United States (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11523 SS1 An Imperial Game? Cricket, Culture & Society (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11397 An uncertain world: the West since the 1970s Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11464 SS1 Analytical Methods in Human Osteoarchaeology Semester 1 20
PGHC11506 Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs: An Introduction (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11452 Ancient Egyptian Religion and the Afterlife (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11532 SV1 Ancient Literature from a Comparative Perspective (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11455 Ancient Macedon in the Shadow of Mount Olympus Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11538 SS1 Ancient Worlds Dissertation Flexible 60
PGHC11538 SS1 Ancient Worlds Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11351 Approaches to Modern British Political History Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11360 SS1 Approaches to the Long Late Antiquity Full Year 20
PGHC11060 SV1 Archaeological Illustration Semester 2 20
PGHC11083 SV1 Archaeology Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11349 SS1 Archaeology Dissertation (MSc by Research) Full Year 180
PGHC11508 Archaeology of 'Celtic' Europe: Communities and Interactions Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11499 Archaeology of Late Antique Religion Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11414 Archaeology of the Roman Economy Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11477 Athenian democracy and modern preoccupations (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11479 SV1 Athens of the North: The Scottish Enlightenment Semester 1 20
PGHC11393 SV1 Athens of the North: the Origins and Ideas of the Scottish Enlightenment (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11474 SS1 Bioarchaeological Analysis and Interpretation Semester 2 10
PGHC11428 SV1 Biomolecular Archaeology: the appliance of science Semester 2 20
PGHC11541 SV1 Black Activism in Britain since 1800 Semester 2 20
PGHC11415 British Empires, 1601-1948 (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11443 British Politics and Policy in the Second World War (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11239 SV1 Bronze Age Civilisations of the Near East and Greece Semester 1 20
PGHC11260 SV1 Byzantine Archaeology: The archaeology of the Byzantine empire and its neighbours AD 500-850. Semester 1 20
PGHC11431 SV1 Byzantine Text Seminar 1 Semester 2 20
PGHC11432 Byzantine Text Seminar 2 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11384 China's foreign and security policy: a twentieth-century perspective Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11235 Cinema and Society in Britain Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11358 SS1 Cinema and Society in South Asia, 1947-Present Semester 1 20
PGHC11316 Classical Greek Sculpture Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11172 Classics: Greek Vase Painting Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11173 Classics: The Topography and Monuments of Athens and Attika Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11064 SV1 Conceptualising the Neolithic Semester 1 20
PGHC11448 SS1 Conflict archaeology: materialities of violence Semester 1 20
PGHC11377 Consensus to Thatcherism: Government and Politics in Post-War Britain (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11190 Conservatism in the United States, c.1930-c.1990 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11438 SV1 Constantinople: The History of a Medieval Megalopolis from Constantine the Great to Suleyman the Magnificent Semester 1 20
PGHC11111 SV1 Contemporary Scotland Semester 2 20
PGHC11512 Crisis and Conflict in Late-Victorian Britain (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11417 Currents of Radicalism, 1776-1848 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11517 Death and Burial in the Greek World Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11481 SS1 Debating Marriage Between Antiquity and the Middle Ages (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11449 Debating Marriage between Antiquity and the Middle Ages Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11411 Diaspora, Migration and Exile: The History of the Global Irish since 1600 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11436 SS1 Directed Reading & Research (PGT-Sem 1) Semester 1 20
PGHC11435 SS1 Directed Reading & Research (PGT-Sem 2) Semester 2 20
PGHC11374 SV1 Dissertation, Taught MSc in Contemporary History Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11313 SV1 Dissertation, Taught MSc in History Flexible 60
PGHC11313 SV1 Dissertation, Taught MSc in History Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11313 SV1 Dissertation, Taught MSc in History Full Year 60
PGHC11312 SV1 Dissertation, Taught MSc in Scottish History Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11093 SV1 Dissertation: MSc by Research in History (Social Science) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11510 Early and Archaic Greek Art and Archaeology Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11041 Economic and Social Theory for Historical Analysis Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11537 SV1 Egypt and its neighbours during the New Kingdom (1550-1067 BCE) (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11088 SV1 Elementary Greek (PG) 1 Semester 1 20
PGHC11089 SV1 Elementary Greek (PG) 2 Semester 2 20
PGHC11086 SV1 Elementary Latin (PG) 1 Semester 1 20
PGHC11087 SV1 Elementary Latin (PG) 2 Semester 2 20
PGHC11465 SS1 Empire or Continent?: British Foreign Policy in the Era of the Great War (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11181 Epicurus and Epicureanism Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11059 Etruscan Italy, 1000 - 300 BC Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11539 SS1 Etruscan Italy, 1000-300 BC (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11461 Exploring the Past with Data Science Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11542 SV1 Freedom and Coercion in the Making of the Atlantic World (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11243 From Foraging to Farming: the Beginnings of Agriculture in the Mediterranean and Europe Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11001 Frontiers in Archaeology: Research Seminars Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11460 SV1 GIS and Spatial Analysis for Archaeologists Semester 1 20
PGHC11210 SS1 Gender and Empire: Contested Meanings and Divergent Practices Semester 2 20
PGHC11458 Gender in the History of the Americas Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11250 Gender, Crime and Deviancy: Britain c. 1860-1960 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11520 SV1 Gender, Empire, and Labour in the Nineteenth Century: Perspectives from the Wider World Semester 1 20
PGHC11521 Gender, Empire, and Labour in the Nineteenth Century: Perspectives from the Wider World (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11407 SV1 Genocide in Contemporary History Semester 1 20
PGHC11519 Genocide in Contemporary History (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11540 SV1 Global Environmental History Semester 2 20
PGHC11485 Global Environmental History (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11467 God, Nature and Knowledge: The History of Philosophy, c. 1600-1700 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11423 Greek Palaeography Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11022 Greek Philosophy (Plato's Republic) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11279 Greek Text Seminar 1 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11318 SV1 Greek Text Seminar 2 Semester 2 20
PGHC11386 Greek Text Seminar 3 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11531 SS1 Handling Greek Pottery Semester 2 20
PGHC11187 Hellenistic Art and Archaeology Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11182 Hellenistic Court and Society Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11529 SV1 Herod the Great and the End of Hellenism (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11335 SV1 Historical Methodology Semester 2 20
PGHC11379 SV1 Historical Research: Approaches to History (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11378 SV1 Historical Research: Skills & Sources (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11334 SV1 Historical Research: Skills and Sources Semester 1 20
PGHC11322 SV1 History Dissertation (MSc by Research Dissertation Only Mode) Full Year 180
PGHC11337 History PhD Dissertation Workshop Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11332 History as Romance, Profession, Critique: Theory and Scholarship in the West, 1835 to 1985 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11080 SV1 Human Evolution Semester 1 20
PGHC11367 SS1 Human Musculo-Skeletal Anatomy Semester 1 20
PGHC11409 Ideology and Politics in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Space (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11269 SV1 Intermediate Greek (PG) 1 Semester 1 20
PGHC11270 SV1 Intermediate Greek (PG) 2 Semester 2 20
PGHC11267 SV1 Intermediate Latin (PG) 1 Semester 1 20
PGHC11268 SV1 Intermediate Latin (PG) 2 Semester 2 20
PGHC11362 SV1 Introduction to Contemporary History Semester 1 20
PGHC11509 SV1 Islamic Africa Semester 2 20
PGHC11502 SV1 Islamic Africa (Online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11302 Island Worlds: Prehistoric Societies in the Mediterranean Sea from the Palaeolithic to the Iron Age Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11457 Issues in Egyptian Archaeology: the Second Intermediate Period until the end of the Late Period (1650-332 BC) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11469 Judaea under Roman Rule Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11180 Late Antique Visual Culture Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11069 Late Hunter-Gatherers in Europe Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11281 Latin Text Seminar 1 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11282 SV1 Latin Text Seminar 2 Semester 1 20
PGHC11504 Law in the Roman Provinces Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11505 Law in the Roman Provinces (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11447 SS1 Literature and History in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland Semester 2 20
PGHC11193 SS1 MSc Dissertation - American History Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGHC11194 SS1 MSc Dissertation - Classical Art and Archaeology Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11257 SS1 MSc Dissertation - Intellectual History Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11195 SS1 MSc Dissertation - Medieval History Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGHC11100 SV1 MSc Dissertation in Classics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11301 SV1 MSc Dissertation in Classics (Dissertation only Mode) Full Year 180
PGHC11437 SS1 MSc Dissertation in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
PGHC11516 SS1 Madness, Science and Society in the Modern World Semester 2 20
PGHC11514 SV1 Making Histories: Theories and Practices in Writing History Semester 2 20
PGHC11495 SS1 Malfeasance and Misbehaviour in Finance - Perceptions and Realities, c. 1500 to the Present (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11135 Martyrdom and Voluntary Death in the Ancient World Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11484 SS1 Material Histories of Asian Societies in the Early Modern Period (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11347 SV1 Medicine and Society in Modern Britain Semester 1 20
PGHC11369 SV1 Medieval Men and Masculinities Semester 1 20
PGHC11491 SV1 Medieval Travellers in the Mediterranean, Africa and Asia Semester 2 20
PGHC11470 Modern Latin American History (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11398 SV1 Myth and the History of Scholarship in Early Modern Europe Semester 2 20
PGHC11422 Myth and the History of Scholarship in Early Modern Europe (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11498 SV1 Narrating Native Histories Semester 1 20
PGHC11528 Narrating Native Histories (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11459 SV1 Practical Zooarchaeology Semester 2 20
PGHC11536 Prehistory of Egypt: major steps for humankind millennia before the pyramids Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11535 SV1 Prehistory of Egypt: major steps for humankind millennia before the pyramids (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11462 SV1 Quantitative Methods and Reasoning in Archaeology Semester 1 20
PGHC11533 SS1 Race, Religion, and Ridicule: The American South from Reconstruction to World War II Semester 2 20
PGHC11522 Race, Religion, and Ridicule: The American South from Reconstruction to World War II (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11507 SS1 Research Skills for Archaeology and Classics (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11079 SV1 Research Sources and Strategies in Archaeology Full Year 20
PGHC11475 SS1 Research Sources and Strategies in Bioarchaeology Semester 2 10
PGHC11434 Revolutions in Modern Europe Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11073 Ritual and Monumentality in North-West Europe: Mid-6th to Mid-3rd Millennium BC Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11146 SV1 Roman Archaeology Semester 1 20
PGHC11527 SV1 Roman Sculpture (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11501 Running the Roman Empire (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11224 SV1 Saints Cults, Pilgrimage and Piety in Scotland Semester 2 20
PGHC11317 SV1 Scottish History Dissertation (MSc by Research Dissertation Only Mode) Full Year 180
PGHC11125 Scottish Palaeography 12th-16th centuries Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11376 Seeking 'Japan' in a Westernizing World: Revolution, Romance, and Imperialism, 1868 - 1945 (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11231 SV1 Skeletal Pathology Semester 2 20
PGHC11413 SS1 Skills and Methods in Classics Full Year 20
PGHC11494 SV1 Social Bioarchaeology: Living Conditions, Lifestyles and the Impact of Disease in the Past Semester 2 20
PGHC11419 Society and Culture in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Space (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11412 SV1 Space, Place and Time: the archaeology of built environments Semester 2 20
PGHC11518 Sparta and Crete: Classical Greek Society Beyond Athens Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11446 SS1 Studying Women in Late Medieval England: Sources and Approaches Semester 1 20
PGHC11092 Supervised Reading Course (E&SH) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11391 The American Civil War and Reconstruction (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11472 The Archaeology of Human-Animal Relationships Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11534 SV1 The Archaeology of Migrations: Revisiting Human Mobility Semester 1 20
PGHC11524 SV1 The Archaeology of Technology: from prehistory to the present Semester 2 20
PGHC11497 The Archaeology of the 'Greek Miracle' Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11453 The Athenian Akropolis Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11530 SS1 The Athenian Akropolis (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11153 The British at War, 1939-1945 Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11500 The City of Carthage: From Dido to the Arab Conquest (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11192 SS1 The Civil Rights Movement Semester 1 20
PGHC11450 SS1 The Closest of Enemies: Cuban-American Relations 1898-2014 (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11526 The Contemporary Theory of War (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11389 SV1 The Crusades and the Euro-Mediterranean world of the Central Middle Ages (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11357 SS1 The Crusades: Thirteenth Century Crossroads Semester 2 20
PGHC11283 SS1 The Demise of the Slave-Holding American South, 1846-1877 Semester 2 20
PGHC11489 SV1 The European Enlightenments, 1670 - 1820 Semester 1 20
PGHC11418 SV1 The Global Renaissance Semester 1 20
PGHC11183 The Hellenistic City Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11344 SV1 The Hittites: The Archaeology of an Ancient Near Eastern Civilisation Semester 2 20
PGHC11466 The Holocaust (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11473 The Jewish Diaspora under the Roman Empire Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11454 SS1 The Latin Manuscript: Palaeography, Codicology, Textual Criticism Semester 2 20
PGHC11404 The Lords of the Isles: Clan Donald, c.1336 - c.1545 (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11487 The Maccabaean Revolt Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11144 SV1 The Material Culture of Gender in Eighteenth Century Britain Semester 2 20
PGHC11511 The Origins of Agriculture: Reconsidering the Neolithic (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11330 The Politics of Historiography in Post-Colonial South Asia Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11392 SS1 The Rise of Modern U.S. Conservatism (online) Semester 2 20
PGHC11525 SS1 The School of Statecraft: History, Leadership, and Policymaking (online) Semester 1 20
PGHC11444 The Scientific Revolution in Global Perspective Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11075 The Scottish Lowlands: Archaeology and Landscape before the Normans Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11394 The Shadow of Versailles: Europe Between the Wars, 1918-1939 (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11274 SV1 The Sixties in the United States Semester 2 20
PGHC11214 SS1 The Sources of Medieval History Semester 1 20
PGHC11468 The Trial of the Templars (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11341 The United States and the Cold War Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11273 SV1 The United States and the Vietnam War: Origins and Repercussions Semester 1 20
PGHC11463 SV1 Themes in Egyptian archaeology: the foundations of the state to the end of the Middle Kingdom Semester 1 20
PGHC11483 SV1 Themes in Scottish Historiography Semester 1 20
PGHC11490 SV1 Themes in the Historiography of the Americas Semester 1 20
PGHC11329 SS1 Theoretical Archaeology Semester 2 20
PGHC11442 Theories of Empire in the Early Modern Period (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11383 SV1 Thinking the 20th Century - Hannah Arendt and the breakdown of European Civilization Semester 1 20
PGHC11496 SV1 Thinking with Things: History and Material Culture Studies Semester 2 20
PGHC11439 Topics in Byzantine Literary History Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11480 SV1 Urban Labour in Classical Attica Semester 2 20
PGHC11339 SV1 War and Identities in Twentieth Century Britain and Ireland Semester 1 20
PGHC11371 Willingly to War? The Origins of the First World War (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11336 Writing History: Theory and Practice Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11104 Córdoba & Constantinople: Exchange & Competition between the Umayyad and Byzantine Courts Not delivered this year 20

SCQF Level 12 (1 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PGHC12002 SS1 Professional Skills for Historians Semester 1 0
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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