British History from the late 18th to early 20th centuries, and European and World History in the 20th Century. The British breadth study looks at the evolution of British democracy 1780–1928. The study of 20th Century Germany and Spain, considers how each nation saw democracy vanquished by right-wing dictatorships and then subsequently regained. The economic and social development of Germany and Spain is studied in as much depth as their political evolution.
You will learn the skills of extended analytical essay writing, primary source analysis and the evaluation of historical interpretation, as well as research, debating and presentation skills. You will complete an independent coursework assignment on the historical debate surrounding the Origins of the Cold War 1945–53.