Early Medieval Artefacts

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Early Medieval Artefacts

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The aim of the module is to give students an understanding of the main issues in studying the artefacts of the early medieval period (AD 400-800) in Britain and Ireland, skills in the analysis of these artefacts, and more detailed knowledge of the main groups of artefactual material.
    By the end of the module students will be able to analyse the decorative style of artefacts of the period, gain a deeper knowledge of at least one type of artefact, and to critically assess specialist reports and interpretations based on these artefacts.
    Seminar presentation and two essays

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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