Weekly class: Weekly classes are part-time classes open to all. Topics are studied in depth over a period of 10 or 20 weeks. They are accredited at FHEQ level 4 and course work is an integral part of each syllabus. Got to the department website to see all our weekly classes.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|'A World Turned Upside Down'? Revolutionary England from Civil War to Cromwell||
We will explore one of the most turbulent periods in English history: the Civil War and Cromwellian era. This was a period which lives long in...
|Cromwell, History, English Civil War||view|
|'The Conference of the Birds' by Farīd al-dīn ʿAttar||
Conference of the Birds’ (Mantiq al-Ṭayr) by Farīd al-dīn ʿAttar (d.1221) is considered a masterpiece of Persian poetry. It is also one of the...
|The Conference of the Birds, Birds, conference||view|
|19th- and 20th-Century Detective Fiction||
Detective fiction is one of the most popular and enduring genres and characters like Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot have become household...
|A Special Relationship? Anglo-American relations from 1763 to the present||
How did Britain’s relationship with the USA alter between the War of Independence and the war in Iraq, and why? We will examine whether it has,...
|America, blighty, UK, USA||view|
|Africa: Cradle Of Humanity||
As Charles Darwin rightly predicted, Africa is the cradle of humanity, not only of our own species but also of the very first members of our...
|Africa, Archaeology, behavior, Evolution, hominin||view|
|Arabic 1: Beginners||
This interactive course provides an introduction to the language and culture of the Arabic-speaking countries. It is for complete beginners as...
This communicative course develops the learners’ oral and written proficiency in Arabic in a wider range of situations and with a degree of...
|Brief Lives: John Aubrey and the World of Seventeenth-Century Celebrity||
This course investigates the biographical writings of John Aubrey and the lives of the people he wrote about, whether famous, infamous or now...
|John Aubrey, Magic, Shakespeare||view|
|Britain and Ireland: The Escalating Conflict 1790-1922||
For many centuries Ireland has arguably been Britain's 'Achilles Heel'. Once a Protestant community was established in Ireland, the foundations...
|Britain in the Long Eighteenth Century: Politics and Society, 1688-1832||
The long eighteenth century was a time of profound change for the British Isles. England, Scotland and Ireland would be unified, society...