Power and Empire: The Roman Conquest and Occupation of North Britain

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Power and Empire: The Roman Conquest and Occupation of North Britain

  • 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

    This course will consider the character of Roman conquest and control of north Britain, addressing themes such as the role and character of the Roman army; frontier control; the nature of life on the frontier; and the dynamic relationship between the Roman presence and indigenous society. Students will be expected to engage critically with some of the primary archaeological data and debates involved.
    This course will provide the opportunity to:
    • investigate the character of the Roman conquest and control of north Britain, focussing on the material remains and making particular use of the new Hunterian Museum permanent display.
    • consider the processes of change at work as a result of the Roman conquest and occupation, and examine the nature of the interaction between Rome and the indigenous population.
    • integrate data from a range of sources (historical, archaeological, epigraphic and iconographic), focussing on areas of debate and contention.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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