Pick up the story in 1000 when the Vikings have given a kick-start to Europe's economy and the warrior mentality of the early Middle Ages is giving way to the rising aristocrats. From this starting-point, the unit will examine the fundamental changes which took place in Europe between the eleventh and mid-fifteenth centuries, e.g. political developments towards state formation, increasing lay literacy, the rise of the nobility and the chivalric ethos, new institutional and grass-roots Christian movements, urban expansion, universities and the 'twelfth-century renaissance', agricultural and technological innovations, the Black Death, peasant revolt, and the Hundred Years War.
|Unit name||Medieval Europe AD 1000-1450|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr E Freeman
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $1,561.00||090305|
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Prerequisites25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On Campus: 2 x1-hr lectures weekly, 7 x 1-hr tutorials
Off Campus: 2 x 1-hr lectures weekly (accessed electronically); choice of study schools OR online tutorials
3,000-word essay (40%), 500-word exercise (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)
3,000-word essay (40%), 500-word exercise (10%), unit participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)
Notes: Off-campus unit participation is via study school attendance and/or online MyLO discussion
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