London: History, Art, Society

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    London: History, Art, Society

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Art History, British Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: essay (2000 words) [100%]
    Please note that there will be a supplemental charge for this module to cover the costs of the field trips and excursions. The cost will be in the region of £80 to £150, payable upon arrival. This module is available to students on the Study Abroad Programme at no additional charge. Students on the International Exchange or Erasmus Programme are welcome to register for this module for a standard 20 credit module fee of £1920.
    This module provides an opportunity for students to develop an initial understanding of the history of London and of some of its most celebrated monuments or art-historical sites. The module will introduce students to various types of historical artefact ? architecture and sculpture, painting and archaeological objects ? and to various types of historical sources and approaches to them. The syllabus will include visits to London?s museums and historical locations such as the Museum of London, Westminster Abbey, Shakespeare?s Globe Theatre and Tate Britain.

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