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Weekly class

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.

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Course '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
Course '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
Course 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...

detective fiction view
Course 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
Course 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
Course 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...

arabic view
Course Arabic 4

This communicative course develops the learners’ oral and written proficiency in Arabic in a wider range of situations and with a degree of...

arabic view
Course 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
Course 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, Ireland view
Course 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...

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