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  • Points: 60
  • Code: A113
  • Level: 1
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This module is underpinned by the theme of 'revolutions' relating to the four subject areas of history, philosophy, music and religion.

I gained so much from this module. Knowledge of course about specific revolutions and the impact on ordinary people. But also different philosophical models such as Marxism and Existentialism, which we were encouraged to discuss in tutorials.
Politics related to power, gender and religion were considered with the French, German, and Haitian revolutions and also after the first World War with a great module on Ireland. The 1960s were explored as a different type of revolution including sexual, musical, religious and protest including civil rights.

Music explored the politics of Stravinsky and Beethoven and also the music of the 'sixties' specifically the phenomena of girl bands.

Full of interesting, engaging and diverse content, quality resources and tutor-marked assignments that are enjoyable and consolidate understanding. There is a lot of choice for the final end-of-module assessment and support from tutors. This module is highly recommended.

Course starting: October 2021

Review posted: July 2022

I found this module absolutely fascinating. For someone who has studied very little, I found the course material very well laid out accessible and provided an interesting variety of topics. I knew very little about the French Revolution and the Russian Revolution and was not even aware that there had been a German Revolution. I felt a great sense of achievement when I completed the module, that I had learnt a lot and that I am much better informed particularly in European History and Philosophy. All the tutorials were excellent and my tutor was very supportive and approachable.
I found it to be a lot of work particularly as I had very limited knowledge of History but it was definitely worth it and I highly recommend it to anyone interested in the arts and humanities.

Maria Nicholas

Course starting: October 2020

Review posted: July 2022

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