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HI306A: BACK IN THE VIKING HOMELANDS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

This course offers a study of the society, culture and religion in Viking Age Scandinavia. Within these broad themes, special attention will be devoted to the situation during the Viking Age in Scandinavia, and also the impact from the continent and the Isles, especially regarding the change of religion, the introduction of literacy and the social links between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe. Detailed attention will also be paid to the Christianization process. Download course guide.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Stefan Brink

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • HI356A Back in the Viking Homelands (Studied)
  • HI406A Back in the Viking Homelands (Studied)
  • HI456A Back in the Viking Homelands (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course offers a study of the society, culture and religion in Viking Age Scandinavia. Within these broad themes, special attention will be devoted to the impact from the continent and the Isles, especially regarding the change of religion, the introduction of literacy and the social links between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe. Detailed attention will also be paid to the Christianization process.

Further Information & Notes

Students are not permitted to register for this course after the end of week 2 of teaching.

Admission subject to approval by the Head of School.

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt

  • 3500-word essay (50%)
  • 1000-word literature review (20%)
  • 1000-word presentation report (20%)
  • Seminar participation (10%)

Resit

  • 3500-word essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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