Courses & Units

Medieval Europe AD 1000-1450 HTA234

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Medieval Europe AD 1000-1450
Unit code HTA234
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Teaching staff

Dr E Freeman

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090305

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HTA212, HTA312

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Assessment

On Campus:     2,500-word essay (40%), 500-word exercise (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)

Off Campus:      2,500-word essay (40%), 500-word exercise (10%), unit participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)

Note: Off-campus unit participation is via study school attendance and/or online MyLO discussion

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Textbooks

Required

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