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History

SCQF Level 08 (14 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
HIST08040 SV1 Britain, Ireland and Empire c. 1800-2000 Semester 2 20
HIST08034 SV1 Early Modern History: A Connected World Semester 2 20
HIST08041 SV1 Global Connections since 1450 Semester 2 20
HIST08045 History of the United States Not delivered this year 20
HIST08044 SS1 Introduction to Historiography Semester 1 20
HIST08046 Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean History Not delivered this year 20
HIST08039 SV1 Making and Breaking Medieval Britain: England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales c.1100 - c1500 Semester 2 20
HIST08033 Making of the Modern World Not delivered this year 20
HIST08035 SV1 Medieval Worlds: A Journey through the Middle Ages Semester 1 20
HIST08032 SS1 The Historian's Toolkit Semester 1 20
HIST08036 SV1 The History of Edinburgh: From Din Eidyn to Festival City Semester 2 20
HIST08037 The Making of the United States Not delivered this year 20
HIST08043 SV1 Themes in Modern European History Semester 1 20
HIST08042 SV1 Themes in Scottish History since 1560 Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (173 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
HIST10526 'Keeping up with the Plantagenets'? Royal Families in Scotland and England, 1124-1291 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10486 'Sexperts' and Scientific Publics in the Global Twentieth Century Not delivered this year 40
HIST10485 SV1 Adolescence in Medieval Europe Semester 1 20
HIST10505 SV1 African Environmental History Semester 1 20
HIST10465 SS1 African Intellectual History, c. 1600-1970 Full Year 40
HIST10520 SV1 After Byzantium: An Intellectual History of the Greek world, 15th-19th c. Semester 2 20
HIST10410 Atlantic Slavery Not delivered this year 20
HIST10478 SS1 Atticus Finch's America: White Liberals and Race in the United States, 1930-2008 Full Year 40
HIST10518 SV1 Based on a True Story: Representing the Past in Museums and on Screen Semester 2 20
HIST10433 SV1 Bestiary: Animals in the Middle Ages Semester 2 20
HIST10457 Better Worlds? Ancient to Early Modern Utopias Not delivered this year 20
HIST10422 Beyond Dictatorship: Human Rights in Latin America Not delivered this year 20
HIST10476 Black Europe: Afropean Experience and Identity in Modern European History Not delivered this year 20
HIST10116 SV1 Black Nationalism in America Semester 2 20
HIST10460 Book Battles: European Intellectual Culture from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment Not delivered this year 20
HIST10487 Borders, Frontiers and State-Making in Africa c.1750 to the Present Not delivered this year 40
HIST10058 Britain and the Falklands War Not delivered this year 20
HIST10417 British Politics in an Age of Revolutions, 1783-1832 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10351 British Politics in the Shadow of War, 1939 to 1945 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10507 Britons at War: The Construction of Identities in the Two World Wars Not delivered this year 40
HIST10479 Carnival in the Atlantic World: Play, Power and Politics Not delivered this year 20
HIST10459 Cartography, Territory, and Indigeneity Not delivered this year 40
HIST10466 SV1 Characters and Caricatures: The Printed Image in England, 1700-1820 Semester 2 20
HIST10512 SS1 Charlemagne's Europe, c. 750 - 825 Full Year 40
HIST10053 China's Twentieth Century Revolutions Not delivered this year 20
HIST10445 SS1 China's long World War, 1931-1953 Full Year 40
HIST10438 SS1 Chinese Whispers: China in Western Minds since 1300 Full Year 40
HIST10517 SV1 Collapse: The End of the Soviet Union and What Came Next, 1970-2020 Semester 2 20
HIST10358 Colonial Wars and Modernizing Missions: Europe's violent Transformations of the non-European World in the 20th Century Not delivered this year 40
HIST10453 Conquer or Die: African Americans Writing US History Not delivered this year 40
HIST10412 Culture and Society in Early Modern China Not delivered this year 20
HIST10390 Culture and the Arts in Post-war Scotland Not delivered this year 40
HIST10216 Currents of Radicalism, 1776-1832 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10403 SS1 Damnation and redemption in the medieval world: a journey through Dante's Inferno and Purgatorio Full Year 40
HIST10396 Dante's Inferno: medieval society, sin and eternal damnation Not delivered this year 20
HIST10388 SS1 Daughters, Wives and Mothers: Women in England, c.1300-1500 Full Year 40
HIST10430 SS1 Disunited kingdoms: why do union states fail? Full Year 40
HIST10385 SS1 Dreams and nightmares: the culture and politics of postwar Europe, 1945-1975 Full Year 40
HIST10420 Early Medieval Sexualities, c.500-1000 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10261 SV1 Early Modern English Witchcraft Semester 1 20
HIST10435 Empire of emancipation: the British Empire in the 'age of reform', 1828-1848 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10471 Feminist Histories of Work from 1750 to WWII Not delivered this year 40
HIST10371 France since 1940 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10344 From New Jerusalem to New Labour: The Labour Party in Contemporary Britain Not delivered this year 20
HIST10395 SV1 From Oligarchy to Democracy: the Politics of Reform in Great Britain and Ireland, 1828-1928 Semester 2 20
HIST10092 Gandhi and Popular Movements in India 1915-1950 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10508 Gazing West: Scotland and the Atlantic in the Seventeenth Century Not delivered this year 20
HIST10072 Gender and Society: Men and Women in the Middle Ages, 1000-1500 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10521 SS1 Gender and Work: A Global Survey from 1750 to WWII Full Year 40
HIST10368 SS1 Genocide in the Modern World: theories and case studies Full Year 40
HIST10491 Global Asia: Contact, Exchange and Colonialism in the Early Modern World Not delivered this year 20
HIST10498 SS1 Global Scotland: Empire, Encounter, Enslavement, 1650-1850 Full Year 40
HIST10490 Globalisation Before Modernity? The World of the Silk Roads, 900-1400 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10426 SS1 Historical Skills and Methods I Semester 1 20
HIST10425 SS1 Historical Skills and Methods II Semester 2 20
HIST10523 SV1 Histories of the NHS: A National Religion? Semester 2 20
HIST10309 SS1 History Dissertation Full Year 40
HIST10516 SV1 History of Brazil Semester 1 20
HIST10440 SV1 History of the Modern World in 9 Things Semester 1 20
HIST10497 SS1 History, Memory, and Everyday Life Full Year 40
HIST10522 SV1 Improving the Nation. Change and Modernisation in Scotland, 1660-1730 Semester 2 20
HIST10372 SS1 In Search of Modern Selves: Psychiatry and Psychotherapies in India and Japan, 1880 - the Present Full Year 40
HIST10039 India 1700 - 1947: Raj, Rebellion and Ryot Not delivered this year 20
HIST10506 India in the 18th and 19th Centuries: From Mughal Empire to British Empire Not delivered this year 20
HIST10458 Indigenous Peoples and Revolution in Modern Latin America Not delivered this year 20
HIST10514 Indigenous Peoples and U.S. History Not delivered this year 20
HIST10197 Intellectual History from Antiquity to the Renaissance Not delivered this year 20
HIST10257 Intellectual History from Montesquieu to Marx Not delivered this year 20
HIST10492 SV1 Introduction to The Modern History of Sexuality Semester 2 20
HIST10049 Japan: Politics, Culture and Social Change 1868-1952 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10423 Landscapes of Power: Brazil and its Histories Not delivered this year 20
HIST10500 Law and Violence in the Making of Modern Mexico Not delivered this year 20
HIST10361 Machiavelli and His World Not delivered this year 20
HIST10032 Making Histories: Current Theories in Writing History Not delivered this year 20
HIST10477 SS1 Making Men: The History of British Masculinity, c. 1700-1900 Full Year 40
HIST10429 SS1 Medicine and health in the early Middle Ages Full Year 40
HIST10352 Medieval Islamic Empires Not delivered this year 20
HIST10468 Medieval Voices: Politics, Literature and Society in Early Stewart Scotland. 1371-1488 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10415 Merchants, Pirates and Crusaders in the late medieval Mediterranean Not delivered this year 20
HIST10003 Methodology of History 1 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10380 SV1 Modernity and Genocide Semester 2 20
HIST10436 SV1 No such thing as a free gift: a long history of donation Semester 2 20
HIST10511 SV1 Oceanic Histories and Monsoon Cultures: The Indian Ocean, 700-1750 CE Semester 1 20
HIST10472 SV1 Ottoman Modernities: Society, Economy, Culture in the 19th Century Semester 1 20
HIST10463 Paradoxes of American Government from the Founding to the First World War Not delivered this year 20
HIST10527 Photography & History, 1839-2000 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10467 Pictures and Propaganda: The Printed Image in England, 1500-1700 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10454 SS1 Piety, Politics, and Polemic: 'Puritanism' 1558-1660 Full Year 40
HIST10449 SS1 Place and Displacement: Histories of Refugees and Humanitarianism in 20th Century Africa Full Year 40
HIST10418 Politics and Power in Post-Colonial East Africa Not delivered this year 20
HIST10040 SV1 Post-Colonial South Asia Semester 1 20
HIST10461 Postcolonial Indian Diplomacy: Intersections of Race, Caste, and Gender (1947-Present) Not delivered this year 40
HIST10389 SV1 Print Culture and the Enlightenment: Edinburgh and London, 1710-1814 Semester 1 20
HIST10386 SS1 Rational Animals: Human Nature in Early Modern Thought Full Year 40
HIST10524 SS1 Reformation and Society in Scottish Communities, 1530-1650 Full Year 40
HIST10480 SS1 Representations of Blackness in Britain and Europe, 1800 - 1950 Full Year 40
HIST10452 Resistance, Resilience and Rebellion in Colonial Latin America Not delivered this year 40
HIST10302 Restoration Spain, 1875-1923 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10504 SV1 Revelry and Riot: Popular Culture in Britain, c.1400-1800 Semester 2 20
HIST10489 Revolution and Reform in the Modern Middle East Not delivered this year 20
HIST10404 Revolution and the End of Slavery in the British and French Atlantic Worlds Not delivered this year 40
HIST10416 SV1 Revolutionary America, 1763-1815 Semester 1 20
HIST10483 Revolutionary Britain, 1626 - 1691 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10337 Revolutionary Russia, 1861-1921 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10434 SV1 Science and Empire: from Enlightenment to Decolonisation, 1750-1965 Semester 1 20
HIST10496 SS1 Sex, Decadence and Decay in Weimar Germany Full Year 40
HIST10488 Slavery and Forced Labour in the British Atlantic World Not delivered this year 20
HIST10474 SV1 Slavery in the Early Middle Ages Semester 2 20
HIST10475 Stage of Extremes: Transformation and Violence in 20th Century Germany Not delivered this year 40
HIST10366 Stalin's Revolution: The USSR, 1926-1941 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10336 Stalin's Russia, 1921-1941 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10456 Tanzania in the World: A History of Connection and Disconnection, c. 1830-2009 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10437 The 'Other' in Latin American History Not delivered this year 40
HIST10154 The Age of Jefferson: Republicanism in the United States, c.1776-1826 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10155 The American Civil Rights Movement Not delivered this year 40
HIST10334 SS1 The American Civil War: History and Memory Full Year 40
HIST10473 The Archival Turn and the Fashioning of Enlightenment, c.1690-1800 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10391 The Bandung Moment: Revolution, Anti-Imperialism and Afro-Asian Connections in the Global Twentieth Century Not delivered this year 40
HIST10356 SS1 The Conquest Generation, 1087-1135: England and Henry I Full Year 40
HIST10378 The Continental Commitment: British Foreign Policy toward Europe in the Era of the Great War Not delivered this year 20
HIST10348 The Crusades and Medieval Society Not delivered this year 20
HIST10421 The Cult of Saints in Medieval Christendom, 1200-1500: A Global History? Not delivered this year 20
HIST10495 The Doomed Kingdom: Power, Law and Religion in Early Medieval Europe Not delivered this year 20
HIST10424 The Dutch Miracle: The United Provinces in the Golden Age Not delivered this year 40
HIST10450 The End of an Empire: The Fall of Constantinople in 1453 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10515 SV1 The End of an Empire: The Fall of Constantinople in 1453 Semester 1 20
HIST10484 The English Discovery of Russia, 1553-1648 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10444 The Era of the Witness: Trauma in Contemporary History Not delivered this year 40
HIST10519 SV1 The Forgotten Dictatorship: Portugal's Estado Novo, 1926-1974 Semester 2 20
HIST10448 The Geographies of Solidarity: Eastern Europe, Global South and Socialist Internationalism during the Cold War Not delivered this year 40
HIST10362 The Great Irish Famine 1845-1852: Hunger, Modernity and Exile Not delivered this year 20
HIST10164 The Holocaust Not delivered this year 20
HIST10455 The Imperial Game? Cricket, Culture & Society Not delivered this year 20
HIST10441 The Invention of Race: Early Modern Intellectual History and the Atlantic World Not delivered this year 20
HIST10281 SV1 The Making of Modern Ireland, c.1798-1940: Politics and Society Semester 1 20
HIST10427 The Marxist Imagination in Europe, c.1950-present Not delivered this year 20
HIST10443 SS1 The Order of Nature: Politics of Knowledge from Medieval to Enlightenment Europe Full Year 40
HIST10355 The Origins of the First World War, 1871-1917 Not delivered this year 40
HIST10333 SV1 The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the U.S. South, 1789-1860 Semester 2 20
HIST10419 SV1 The People's Game: A Global History of Association Football, 1860-1939 Semester 2 20
HIST10493 The Renaissance World of José de Acosta: Empire, Religion, and Science Not delivered this year 20
HIST10111 The Rights Revolution: American Society and the Supreme Court, c.1935-c.1990 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10469 The Rise and Fall of the Human Empire? The History of the Anthropocene Not delivered this year 20
HIST10306 SS1 The Rise of the Right in the United States, c.1945-c.1990 Full Year 40
HIST10303 SS1 The Spanish Civil War Full Year 40
HIST10513 SS1 The Third Europe: Imagining the Czech lands, Hungary, and Poland in the Middle Ages Full Year 40
HIST10359 The Third Reich 1933-1945 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10308 The United States in Vietnam: History and Consequences Not delivered this year 40
HIST10103 The United States in the 1960s Not delivered this year 20
HIST10383 The White Man's Burden: Race, Gender and the Victorian Empire Not delivered this year 20
HIST10428 SV1 The kings in the north: Scotland in the early Middle Ages Semester 2 20
HIST10462 Transnational Islam & The African Diaspora Not delivered this year 20
HIST10451 Unions, Revolutions and Enlightenment: Developments in Political Thought in Early Modern Scotland Not delivered this year 40
HIST10253 United States Foreign Policy 1880-1917 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10494 Universal Khans: Life & Society in the Mongol World Empire, 1200-1400 Not delivered this year 20
HIST10499 SS1 War and History, c.1350-c.1650 Full Year 40
HIST10341 War and Memory in the Twentieth Century Not delivered this year 20
HIST10464 War, Commerce, Liberty, and Empire: European Political Thought, from Mandeville to Marx (c. 1700 - c. 1850) Not delivered this year 40
HIST10503 Water and Society in Pre-Modern Eurasia Not delivered this year 20
HIST10349 Wine in Global History: Regulation, Consumption and Contention Not delivered this year 20
CHCA10004 SS1 Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Languages and History Full Year 40
CHCA10004 SS2 Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Languages and History Full Year 40
HIST10528 SS1 Year abroad work for Arabic and History: Courses undertaken at the American University, Cairo in Semester 1 Semester 1 40
HIST10509 SS1 Year abroad work for degrees in languages and history: Courses undertaken in host university (Semester 1) Semester 1 20
HIST10510 SS1 Year abroad work for degrees in languages and history: Courses undertaken in host university (Semester 2) Semester 2 20
HIST10501 SS1 Year abroad work for degrees in languages and history: Historiography Semester 1 20
HIST10502 SS1 Year abroad work for degrees in languages and history: Research Semester 2 20
ECSH10104 SS1 Crime, Policing and Punishment: Great Britain and Ireland since 1800 Full Year 40
SCHI10077 SV1 From Covenanting Revolution to Jacobite Rebellion: Scottish Politics, 1638-1747 Semester 1 20
ARCA10083 SV1 Here comes the war: conflict archaeology and the human past Semester 1 20
HIST10379 Improving the Nation. Change and Modernisation in Scotland, 1660-1730 Not delivered this year 20
ASST10154 SV1 Korean History, Culture, and Society Semester 1 20
STIS10015 Topics in the History of Modern Science and Medicine Not delivered this year 20
ECSH10087 Tradition and Transformation in the Chinese Economy, 1842-1949 Not delivered this year 20
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Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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