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Master of Arts (Honours) Scottish History


MA Scottish History: First year
Code Module name Credits
( ME1006 Scotland and the English Empire 1070 - 1500 20 AND
( ME1003 The Fall of Rome and the Origins of Europe (400-1000) 20 OR
MO1007 The Early Modern Western World (c. 1450 - c. 1770) 20 OR
MO1008 Themes in Late Modern History (c. 1776 - 2001) 20 )) AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Over the first two years at least 40 credits must be gained in modules other than those in the ranges AN, HI, ME, MH, MO and DI2006.


MA Scottish History: Second year
Code Module name Credits
* MO2008 Scotland, Britain and Empire (c. 1500 - 2000) 20 AND
( * HI2001 History as a Discipline: Development and Key Concepts 20 OR
* ME2003 Mediaeval Europe (1000-1400) 20 ) AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Over the first two years at least 40 credits must be gained in modules other than those in the ranges AN, HI, ME, MH, MO and DI2006.

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked *

Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


MA Scottish History: Third year
Code Module name Credits
View list 120 credits from Modules: ME3140-3159, ME3301-3389, MO3060-3079, MO3160-3179,MO3260-3279,MO3360-3379,MO3460-3479,MO3560-3579,MO3760-3779 OR
ME3140 Roman and Native in North Britain 30
ME3141 Archaeological Evidence and the Historian 30
ME3142 The Castle in Mediaeval Scotland (1100 - 1550) 30
ME3301 The End of the Middle Ages? Scotland and England in the Fifteenth Century 30
ME3302 Survival and Stability: the Foundations of the Stewart Dynasty, 1371-1460 30
ME3303 The Renaissance in Scotland 1450 - 1550 30
ME3304 Age of Conquest: Edward I - Scotland and Wales (1239 - 1307) 30
ME3305 Normans, Natives and Norsemen: Scotland c.1050 to 1250 30
ME3306 Pictavia to Albania: Scotland in the Viking Age 30
ME3307 Macbeth and his World: Rulers and Rulership in Eleventh Century North Britain 30
ME3308 Adomnan and his World: Scotland and Ireland in the Dark Ages 30
ME3309 Mediaeval St Andrews 30
ME3311 Bannockburn: War and National Identity in Late Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3312 Kings and Rebels: Realms and Borderlands in the British Isles 1350-1420 30
ME3313 Early Irish Society (c. 600-800) 30
ME3314 Times of trouble: civil conflicts in the later fifteenth century 30
MO3063 Pirates and Privateers in Early Modern Scottish History 30
MO3162 Early Modern Scotland in the age of British Unions (1603-1707) 30
MO3163 Scotland and the Wider World 30
MO3165 North Britons: Patriotism and Identity in Scotland 1680 - 1830 30
MO3166 Debating Britain: Anglo-Scottish Unionism 1521 - 1707 30
MO3260 Constructing Identities: Scottish Historians and the Past, 1707 - 1832 30
MO3263 British Culture in the Eighteenth Century 30
MO3360 The Weaker Sex? Women and Scottish Society 1800 - 1970 30
MO3361 Scottish Social Problems 1800 - 1990 30
MO3362 Highland Clearances: Reality and Myth 30
MO3363 Crime, Protest and Policing in Scotland (1780-1914) 30
MO3364 Hidden from History: Women in Scotland 30
MO3365 Nationalism and Unionism in Modern Scotland 30
MO3461 Britain in the 1920s and 1930s: Aspects of everyday life 30
MO3561 Thatcherism, the 'new right', and the remaking of British politics, c.1940-1997 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list 60 credits from Modules: ME3140-3159, ME3301-3389, MO3060-3079, MO3160-3179,MO3260-3279,MO3360-3379,MO3460-3479,MO3560-3579,MO3760-3779 AND
ME3140 Roman and Native in North Britain 30
ME3141 Archaeological Evidence and the Historian 30
ME3142 The Castle in Mediaeval Scotland (1100 - 1550) 30
ME3301 The End of the Middle Ages? Scotland and England in the Fifteenth Century 30
ME3302 Survival and Stability: the Foundations of the Stewart Dynasty, 1371-1460 30
ME3303 The Renaissance in Scotland 1450 - 1550 30
ME3304 Age of Conquest: Edward I - Scotland and Wales (1239 - 1307) 30
ME3305 Normans, Natives and Norsemen: Scotland c.1050 to 1250 30
ME3306 Pictavia to Albania: Scotland in the Viking Age 30
ME3307 Macbeth and his World: Rulers and Rulership in Eleventh Century North Britain 30
ME3308 Adomnan and his World: Scotland and Ireland in the Dark Ages 30
ME3309 Mediaeval St Andrews 30
ME3311 Bannockburn: War and National Identity in Late Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3312 Kings and Rebels: Realms and Borderlands in the British Isles 1350-1420 30
ME3313 Early Irish Society (c. 600-800) 30
ME3314 Times of trouble: civil conflicts in the later fifteenth century 30
MO3063 Pirates and Privateers in Early Modern Scottish History 30
MO3162 Early Modern Scotland in the age of British Unions (1603-1707) 30
MO3163 Scotland and the Wider World 30
MO3165 North Britons: Patriotism and Identity in Scotland 1680 - 1830 30
MO3166 Debating Britain: Anglo-Scottish Unionism 1521 - 1707 30
MO3260 Constructing Identities: Scottish Historians and the Past, 1707 - 1832 30
MO3263 British Culture in the Eighteenth Century 30
MO3360 The Weaker Sex? Women and Scottish Society 1800 - 1970 30
MO3361 Scottish Social Problems 1800 - 1990 30
MO3362 Highland Clearances: Reality and Myth 30
MO3363 Crime, Protest and Policing in Scotland (1780-1914) 30
MO3364 Hidden from History: Women in Scotland 30
MO3365 Nationalism and Unionism in Modern Scotland 30
MO3461 Britain in the 1920s and 1930s: Aspects of everyday life 30
MO3561 Thatcherism, the 'new right', and the remaking of British politics, c.1940-1997 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 60 credits from Module List: AN4100 - AN4133, ME3000 - ME3999, MO3000 - MO3999 )
AN4105 Roman Egypt 30
AN4106 Persia and the Greeks 30
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4109 Death in Roman Culture 30
ME3012 Heroic History: The Age of Beowulf 30
ME3015 Heralds, Heraldry and History: Late Mediaeval Heraldic Studies 30
ME3016 Ireland in the Later Middle Ages: Nations and Conflicts 30
ME3101 Britons and Saxons 30
ME3102 Gildas and the Ruin of Britain c. 367 - 570 30
ME3103 Mediaeval Rome c. 590 - c. 1300 30
ME3104 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3105 Archaeological Methods 30
ME3140 Roman and Native in North Britain 30
ME3141 Archaeological Evidence and the Historian 30
ME3142 The Castle in Mediaeval Scotland (1100 - 1550) 30
ME3162 The Mediaeval Castle 30
ME3163 The Imperial City: Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople 30
ME3164 Archaeology of Late Antiquity and the Early Islamic Middle East: Architecture and Representations of Power (C4th-C12th) 30
ME3202 Byzantium and the West 800 - 1118 30
ME3203 The Crusades 30
ME3204 The Princess Historian: Anna Comnena 30
ME3206 Heretics and Social Outcasts in Western Europe 30
ME3212 Men, Women and Family in the Middle Ages 30
ME3214 Italian City States: from Communes to Signorie c. 1000- c. 1350 30
ME3216 Mediaeval Rome c590 - c1300 30
ME3218 Imperial and Christian Constantinople 30
ME3222 Inca Civilisation and its Destruction 30
ME3223 The Rise and Fall of the Carolingian Empire, c.750 - 900 30
ME3224 Legend and History in Sub-Roman Britain 30
ME3228 The Near East in the Age of Justinian and Muhammad c.527-700 30
ME3229 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3230 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3231 Mediaeval Apocalyptic Traditions 400 - 1200 30
ME3232 Queens and Queenship in Early Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3233 Power and Identity after Rome 500 - 700 30
ME3234 Empires and Rebellions: The World of Adam of Bremen 30
ME3235 Mediaeval Political Thought 30
ME3236 Soldiers and Saints in Late Roman Gaul 30
ME3237 Legal Cultures in Late Antiquity 30
ME3238 Holy Lives in Late Antiquity 30
ME3239 Christians, Jews and Muslims in the Early Medieval West 30
ME3301 The End of the Middle Ages? Scotland and England in the Fifteenth Century 30
ME3302 Survival and Stability: the Foundations of the Stewart Dynasty, 1371-1460 30
ME3303 The Renaissance in Scotland 1450 - 1550 30
ME3304 Age of Conquest: Edward I - Scotland and Wales (1239 - 1307) 30
ME3305 Normans, Natives and Norsemen: Scotland c.1050 to 1250 30
ME3306 Pictavia to Albania: Scotland in the Viking Age 30
ME3307 Macbeth and his World: Rulers and Rulership in Eleventh Century North Britain 30
ME3308 Adomnan and his World: Scotland and Ireland in the Dark Ages 30
ME3309 Mediaeval St Andrews 30
ME3311 Bannockburn: War and National Identity in Late Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3312 Kings and Rebels: Realms and Borderlands in the British Isles 1350-1420 30
ME3313 Early Irish Society (c. 600-800) 30
ME3314 Times of trouble: civil conflicts in the later fifteenth century 30
ME3407 Courtroom Dramas: Literature, Law and Lordship 30
ME3408 The Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt in England 30
ME3417 The Middle Ages and the Movies 30
ME3418 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3420 Rich and Poor in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3423 Justifying Mediaeval Warfare 30
ME3425 The Age of Revolt (1250 - 1450) 30
ME3426 Women and Gender in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3427 Nature and the Occult in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3602 The Crusades viewed from the other side: Muslim perspectives 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3609 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3610 The Ottoman Empire from Mediaeval Anatolia to S³leyman the Magnificent 30
ME3611 The Eastern Roman Empire in the Reign of Justinian 527 - 565 30
ME3612 Cataclysm and Consolidation: the Reconfiguration of the Middle East in the Seventh Century 30
ME3613 The Formation of Islamic Iran: From the Arab Conquests to the Seljuq Empire (600 - 1200) 30
ME3614 The Eastern Roman World in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3616 Missionaries, Assassins and State-builders: Militant Shiæism in the Mediaeval Muslim World 30
ME3617 The Mamluks And The Mamluk Sultanate 30
ME3904 The Vikings 30
MO3005 The Early Reformation in Europe (1517 - 1555) 30
MO3011 Society and Religious Change in Sixteenth-Century France 30
MO3015 Mental World of the Individual 1550 - 1880 30
MO3019 The Life of the Mind: Key Texts in European Thought (1512 - 1697) 30
MO3025 Empire and Nation: The Development of Colonial British America 1607 - 1770 30
MO3026 Art and Piety in Western Europe 1400 - 1750 30
MO3027 Women and Men in Europe (1500 - 1800) 30
MO3028 The reign of Henry VIII, 1509 - 1547 30
MO3029 The Northern Renaissance 30
MO3030 The English Nobility, 1450 - 1700 30
MO3033 Europeans in Asia in the Early Modern Period 30
MO3034 Picturing Politics and Society in Early Modern England: Images of Power and Corruption from c1630 - c1800 30
MO3035 The Decline of Spain 1556-1700 30
MO3036 The Italian Renaissance 30
MO3037 Renaissance Information Technology and Print Culture 30
MO3038 War and the State in the Era of the "Military Revolution" (1550 - 1730) 30
MO3039 Englands Long Reformation: The Politics of Religion, c.1500 - c.1700 30
MO3040 From Cradle To Grave: Living and Dying in Early Modern England (c. 1500 - 1800) 30
MO3041 Culture and Mentalities in Early Modern England (c. 1500 - 1800) 30
MO3042 News: Before the Daily (1400 - 1800) 30
MO3043 Early Modern Rome (1300 - 1667) 30
MO3044 Topics in Renaissance Venice 30
MO3045 The Politics of Monarchy in Tudor and Stuart England, 1500 - 1685 30
MO3046 The Uses of History and the Past in Early Modern Britain and Ireland 30
MO3047 The Tudors: Power and Piety in Sixteenth-Century England 30
MO3048 Witches and Witch-hunting in Early Modern Europe 30
MO3049 Political Thought From Machiavelli to Tocqueville 30
MO3050 The Northern World (1523 - 1725) 30
MO3051 Rethinking the English Reformations 30
MO3063 Pirates and Privateers in Early Modern Scottish History 30
MO3080 The Iranian World from the Timurids to the Safavids (1370 - 1722) 30
MO3081 The Ottoman Empire 1300 - 1700 30
MO3103 The Rise of Prussia c. 1600 - 1786 30
MO3104 Transformation of the European Nobility, c. 1600 - 1800 30
MO3110 African Americans in Slavery and Freedom, 1620 - 1865 30
MO3111 The Restoration Worlds of Samuel Pepys 30
MO3113 Stuart Rule and Revolution (1603 - 1689) 30
MO3162 Early Modern Scotland in the age of British Unions (1603-1707) 30
MO3163 Scotland and the Wider World 30
MO3165 North Britons: Patriotism and Identity in Scotland 1680 - 1830 30
MO3166 Debating Britain: Anglo-Scottish Unionism 1521 - 1707 30
MO3214 The Decline and Fall of the French Old Regime (1715 - 1789) 30
MO3215 Persia in the 18th Century - 1722-1834 (Age of the Warlords) 30
MO3217 Travel Cultures in Europe in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 30
MO3218 The American Revolution 30
MO3220 The Enlightenment and the World 30
MO3222 French Fancy and Cool Britannia? Franco-British Cultural Relations from Seven Years' War to French Revolution 30
MO3223 Early colonial South Asia (c. 1700 - 1857) 30
MO3260 Constructing Identities: Scottish Historians and the Past, 1707 - 1832 30
MO3263 British Culture in the Eighteenth Century 30
MO3280 Persia in the 18th Century - 1722-1834 (Age of the Warlords) 30
MO3302 Imperial Russia 1815 - 1917 30
MO3308 Approaches to Historical Theory 30
MO3309 Evolution of British Democracy 1832-1918 30
MO3314 History of Environmentalism: The Politics of Nature in the Western World (c. 1800 to Present) 30
MO3317 A 'Struggle for Mastery in Europe'? German Foreign Policy from Bismarck to Hitler, 1871-1939 30
MO3318 Revolutions, Nationalism and Reaction: 1848-1849 in the German Lands 30
MO3319 'Power without Responsibility' The British Press and Politics (1850 - 1939) 30
MO3320 Imperialism and Nationalism: The British Empire in India 1857 - 1947 30
MO3321 Russia - Real and Imagined: Ideas, Identity, and Culture (1800 - 2000) 30
MO3322 French Algeria, 1830 - 1962 30
MO3323 Splendid Isolation or Continental Commitment? Britain and Europe (1814 - 1914) 30
MO3326 Jihad, Community and Identity: Islamic political thought past and present 30
MO3328 Making Italians: Region, Nation and Empire in Italy from Unification to Fascism 30
MO3329 The Kaiser: Aspects of Emperor Wilhelm II, 1859 - 1941 30
MO3330 The French Media since 1870 30
MO3331 The Victorians: Religion and Respectability 30
MO3332 Central Europe: From Belle Epoque to Bloodlands 30
MO3333 Nationalism and Language in Central Europe 30
MO3334 Nature and Society in Victorian Britain 30
MO3335 The Japanese Empire and its Aftermath (1873 - 1952) 30
MO3336 Mediterranean Colonialism: Colonisers and Colonised in France, Spain, Italy and North Africa 1890s - 1950s 30
MO3337 China's Revolutions (1850 - 1989) 30
MO3338 Disease and the Environment (c. 1500 - 2000) 30
MO3339 Canada - From Age of Exploration to Age of Energy 30
MO3340 British Industrialisation (1700-1840) 30
MO3341 The United States (1783-1896) 30
MO3342 The French Revolution (1787-1795) 30
MO3343 Business in Great Waters...: Ships and Seafarers, 1700-1914 30
MO3344 Science and Nation-Building in Europe (1750 - 1900) 30
MO3345 Print Culture in Britain (1750 - 1900) 30
MO3346 Politics, Culture and Society in the French Revolution (1789-1815) 30
MO3347 Radical Politics in England 30
MO3348 'Army with a Country'? The Military and Militarism in Prusso-German History (1640 - 1945) 30
MO3349 The American Metropolis 30
MO3350 The American Constitution: Past and Present 30
MO3351 Doing and Practicing Transnational and Global History in the Late Modern World 30
MO3352 Migrant South Asia (c. 17th-20th centuries) 30
MO3353 The Rise of the Nation State in Central Europe (1810-1923) 30
MO3360 The Weaker Sex? Women and Scottish Society 1800 - 1970 30
MO3361 Scottish Social Problems 1800 - 1990 30
MO3362 Highland Clearances: Reality and Myth 30
MO3363 Crime, Protest and Policing in Scotland (1780-1914) 30
MO3364 Hidden from History: Women in Scotland 30
MO3365 Nationalism and Unionism in Modern Scotland 30
MO3381 French Algeria, 1830 - 1962 30
MO3385 Modern Iran since 1834: Reform and Revolution 30
MO3386 Religion and State in Iran from the Rise of the Safavid dynasty until the Constitutional Movement (1501-1911) 30
MO3404 Britain in the Era of the Great War 30
MO3406 The Soviet Union 30
MO3410 The Third Reich: History and Historiography 30
MO3419 The French 'Civil Wars' of the Twentieth Century 30
MO3421 Making People's Music: Folk Music Revival and Society in the United States (1900 - 1970) 30
MO3422 The United States in Depression and War (1929 - 1945) 30
MO3423 Dictatorship in Practice: Everyday Life in Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, Franco's Spain and the Stalinist Soviet Union 30
MO3424 De-colonising Asia (c. 1914 - 1975) 30
MO3425 Stalinism, Nazism and Central Europe (1912-1941) 30
MO3461 Britain in the 1920s and 1930s: Aspects of everyday life 30
MO3502 War and Welfare: Britain 1939 - 1951 30
MO3504 Central and Eastern Europe since 1945 30
MO3508 America and Vietnam 30
MO3513 Heavenly Decade: The 1960s 30
MO3514 The Life and Times of the Atom Bomb 30
MO3516 Popular Culture, Nation and Society: Leisure in Britain 1880 - 1960 30
MO3520 History, Memory and Identity in Postwar Western Europe (1945 - 2005) 30
MO3523 Postcolonial Europe: empire and its legacies in Western Europe since 1945 30
MO3561 Thatcherism, the 'new right', and the remaking of British politics, c.1940-1997 30
MO3714 Religion and State in Iran from the Rise of the Safavid dynasty until the Constitutional Movement (1501-1911) 30
MO3901 Nazi Germany, 1933-1945 30
MO3907 The Italian Renaissance 30
MO3908 The Tudors: Power and Piety in Sixteenth-Century England 30
MO3909 Disease, Medicine, and the Making of the Modern World, 1500 to Present 30
MO3910 The Reformation in Europe 30
MO3936 East Asia and the World 1850-1950 30
MO3956 Nationalism and Language in Central Europe (Evening Degree) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Choices should be made from different module ranges.

With the permission of the Chair of the Degree Committee a students may:
a) Substitute 30 credits in Third or Fourth Year for 3000-level or 4000-level credits in another school.
b) Take 60 credits from the range AN4103-AN4133,ME3000-ME399,MO3000-MO3999.

MA Scottish History: Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
View list 30 credits from Module List: HI4997, HI4998, HI4999 AND
HI4999 Honours Dissertation in History 30
HI4997 Recording the Past 30
HI4998 Honours Project in History 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 60 credits from Module List: ME4750-ME4789, MO4801 - MO4849 AND
ME4752 The Wars of the Bruces: Kings, Nobles and Commumities in the British Isles (1306 - 1346) 60
ME4753 Chivalry and Kingship: Scotland in the Late Middle Ages 60
ME4754 Conquest and Community: The British Isles in the Age of Edward I (1239 - 1307) 60
ME4755 Norway in Saga Times 60
ME4756 Historia Brittonum: Inventing the Past in Ninth-Century Wales 60
MO4804 Work and Politics in Modern Scotland 60
MO4805 The Scottish Enlightenment 60
MO4806 Britain and the Thirty Years' War (1618 - 1648) 60
MO4807 The Marian Moment: Politics and Ideology in Mary Stewart's Britain 1542 - 1587 60
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( View list 30 credits from Modules: ME3140-3159, ME3301-3389, MO3060-3079, MO3160-3179,MO3260-3279,MO3360-3379,MO3460-3479,MO3560-3579,MO3760-3779 OR
ME3140 Roman and Native in North Britain 30
ME3141 Archaeological Evidence and the Historian 30
ME3142 The Castle in Mediaeval Scotland (1100 - 1550) 30
ME3301 The End of the Middle Ages? Scotland and England in the Fifteenth Century 30
ME3302 Survival and Stability: the Foundations of the Stewart Dynasty, 1371-1460 30
ME3303 The Renaissance in Scotland 1450 - 1550 30
ME3304 Age of Conquest: Edward I - Scotland and Wales (1239 - 1307) 30
ME3305 Normans, Natives and Norsemen: Scotland c.1050 to 1250 30
ME3306 Pictavia to Albania: Scotland in the Viking Age 30
ME3307 Macbeth and his World: Rulers and Rulership in Eleventh Century North Britain 30
ME3308 Adomnan and his World: Scotland and Ireland in the Dark Ages 30
ME3309 Mediaeval St Andrews 30
ME3311 Bannockburn: War and National Identity in Late Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3312 Kings and Rebels: Realms and Borderlands in the British Isles 1350-1420 30
ME3313 Early Irish Society (c. 600-800) 30
ME3314 Times of trouble: civil conflicts in the later fifteenth century 30
MO3063 Pirates and Privateers in Early Modern Scottish History 30
MO3162 Early Modern Scotland in the age of British Unions (1603-1707) 30
MO3163 Scotland and the Wider World 30
MO3165 North Britons: Patriotism and Identity in Scotland 1680 - 1830 30
MO3166 Debating Britain: Anglo-Scottish Unionism 1521 - 1707 30
MO3260 Constructing Identities: Scottish Historians and the Past, 1707 - 1832 30
MO3263 British Culture in the Eighteenth Century 30
MO3360 The Weaker Sex? Women and Scottish Society 1800 - 1970 30
MO3361 Scottish Social Problems 1800 - 1990 30
MO3362 Highland Clearances: Reality and Myth 30
MO3363 Crime, Protest and Policing in Scotland (1780-1914) 30
MO3364 Hidden from History: Women in Scotland 30
MO3365 Nationalism and Unionism in Modern Scotland 30
MO3461 Britain in the 1920s and 1930s: Aspects of everyday life 30
MO3561 Thatcherism, the 'new right', and the remaking of British politics, c.1940-1997 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 30 credits from Module List: AN4100 - AN4133, ME3000 - ME3999, MO3000 - MO3999 )
AN4105 Roman Egypt 30
AN4106 Persia and the Greeks 30
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4109 Death in Roman Culture 30
ME3012 Heroic History: The Age of Beowulf 30
ME3015 Heralds, Heraldry and History: Late Mediaeval Heraldic Studies 30
ME3016 Ireland in the Later Middle Ages: Nations and Conflicts 30
ME3101 Britons and Saxons 30
ME3102 Gildas and the Ruin of Britain c. 367 - 570 30
ME3103 Mediaeval Rome c. 590 - c. 1300 30
ME3104 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3105 Archaeological Methods 30
ME3140 Roman and Native in North Britain 30
ME3141 Archaeological Evidence and the Historian 30
ME3142 The Castle in Mediaeval Scotland (1100 - 1550) 30
ME3162 The Mediaeval Castle 30
ME3163 The Imperial City: Byzantine and Ottoman Constantinople 30
ME3164 Archaeology of Late Antiquity and the Early Islamic Middle East: Architecture and Representations of Power (C4th-C12th) 30
ME3202 Byzantium and the West 800 - 1118 30
ME3203 The Crusades 30
ME3204 The Princess Historian: Anna Comnena 30
ME3206 Heretics and Social Outcasts in Western Europe 30
ME3212 Men, Women and Family in the Middle Ages 30
ME3214 Italian City States: from Communes to Signorie c. 1000- c. 1350 30
ME3216 Mediaeval Rome c590 - c1300 30
ME3218 Imperial and Christian Constantinople 30
ME3222 Inca Civilisation and its Destruction 30
ME3223 The Rise and Fall of the Carolingian Empire, c.750 - 900 30
ME3224 Legend and History in Sub-Roman Britain 30
ME3228 The Near East in the Age of Justinian and Muhammad c.527-700 30
ME3229 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3230 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3231 Mediaeval Apocalyptic Traditions 400 - 1200 30
ME3232 Queens and Queenship in Early Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3233 Power and Identity after Rome 500 - 700 30
ME3234 Empires and Rebellions: The World of Adam of Bremen 30
ME3235 Mediaeval Political Thought 30
ME3236 Soldiers and Saints in Late Roman Gaul 30
ME3237 Legal Cultures in Late Antiquity 30
ME3238 Holy Lives in Late Antiquity 30
ME3239 Christians, Jews and Muslims in the Early Medieval West 30
ME3301 The End of the Middle Ages? Scotland and England in the Fifteenth Century 30
ME3302 Survival and Stability: the Foundations of the Stewart Dynasty, 1371-1460 30
ME3303 The Renaissance in Scotland 1450 - 1550 30
ME3304 Age of Conquest: Edward I - Scotland and Wales (1239 - 1307) 30
ME3305 Normans, Natives and Norsemen: Scotland c.1050 to 1250 30
ME3306 Pictavia to Albania: Scotland in the Viking Age 30
ME3307 Macbeth and his World: Rulers and Rulership in Eleventh Century North Britain 30
ME3308 Adomnan and his World: Scotland and Ireland in the Dark Ages 30
ME3309 Mediaeval St Andrews 30
ME3311 Bannockburn: War and National Identity in Late Mediaeval Europe 30
ME3312 Kings and Rebels: Realms and Borderlands in the British Isles 1350-1420 30
ME3313 Early Irish Society (c. 600-800) 30
ME3314 Times of trouble: civil conflicts in the later fifteenth century 30
ME3407 Courtroom Dramas: Literature, Law and Lordship 30
ME3408 The Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt in England 30
ME3417 The Middle Ages and the Movies 30
ME3418 The Vikings: Invasion, Settlement and Conversion c. 750 - 1200 30
ME3420 Rich and Poor in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3423 Justifying Mediaeval Warfare 30
ME3425 The Age of Revolt (1250 - 1450) 30
ME3426 Women and Gender in the Later Middle Ages 30
ME3427 Nature and the Occult in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3602 The Crusades viewed from the other side: Muslim perspectives 30
ME3608 Eastern Approaches: Early Mediaeval Armenia c. 500 - 750 30
ME3609 The Mongols and the West 30
ME3610 The Ottoman Empire from Mediaeval Anatolia to S³leyman the Magnificent 30
ME3611 The Eastern Roman Empire in the Reign of Justinian 527 - 565 30
ME3612 Cataclysm and Consolidation: the Reconfiguration of the Middle East in the Seventh Century 30
ME3613 The Formation of Islamic Iran: From the Arab Conquests to the Seljuq Empire (600 - 1200) 30
ME3614 The Eastern Roman World in the Late Middle Ages 30
ME3616 Missionaries, Assassins and State-builders: Militant Shiæism in the Mediaeval Muslim World 30
ME3617 The Mamluks And The Mamluk Sultanate 30
ME3904 The Vikings 30
MO3005 The Early Reformation in Europe (1517 - 1555) 30
MO3011 Society and Religious Change in Sixteenth-Century France 30
MO3015 Mental World of the Individual 1550 - 1880 30
MO3019 The Life of the Mind: Key Texts in European Thought (1512 - 1697) 30
MO3025 Empire and Nation: The Development of Colonial British America 1607 - 1770 30
MO3026 Art and Piety in Western Europe 1400 - 1750 30
MO3027 Women and Men in Europe (1500 - 1800) 30
MO3028 The reign of Henry VIII, 1509 - 1547 30
MO3029 The Northern Renaissance 30
MO3030 The English Nobility, 1450 - 1700 30
MO3033 Europeans in Asia in the Early Modern Period 30
MO3034 Picturing Politics and Society in Early Modern England: Images of Power and Corruption from c1630 - c1800 30
MO3035 The Decline of Spain 1556-1700 30
MO3036 The Italian Renaissance 30
MO3037 Renaissance Information Technology and Print Culture 30
MO3038 War and the State in the Era of the "Military Revolution" (1550 - 1730) 30
MO3039 Englands Long Reformation: The Politics of Religion, c.1500 - c.1700 30
MO3040 From Cradle To Grave: Living and Dying in Early Modern England (c. 1500 - 1800) 30
MO3041 Culture and Mentalities in Early Modern England (c. 1500 - 1800) 30
MO3042 News: Before the Daily (1400 - 1800) 30
MO3043 Early Modern Rome (1300 - 1667) 30
MO3044 Topics in Renaissance Venice 30
MO3045 The Politics of Monarchy in Tudor and Stuart England, 1500 - 1685 30
MO3046 The Uses of History and the Past in Early Modern Britain and Ireland 30
MO3047 The Tudors: Power and Piety in Sixteenth-Century England 30
MO3048 Witches and Witch-hunting in Early Modern Europe 30
MO3049 Political Thought From Machiavelli to Tocqueville 30
MO3050 The Northern World (1523 - 1725) 30
MO3051 Rethinking the English Reformations 30
MO3063 Pirates and Privateers in Early Modern Scottish History 30
MO3080 The Iranian World from the Timurids to the Safavids (1370 - 1722) 30
MO3081 The Ottoman Empire 1300 - 1700 30
MO3103 The Rise of Prussia c. 1600 - 1786 30
MO3104 Transformation of the European Nobility, c. 1600 - 1800 30
MO3110 African Americans in Slavery and Freedom, 1620 - 1865 30
MO3111 The Restoration Worlds of Samuel Pepys 30
MO3113 Stuart Rule and Revolution (1603 - 1689) 30
MO3162 Early Modern Scotland in the age of British Unions (1603-1707) 30
MO3163 Scotland and the Wider World 30
MO3165 North Britons: Patriotism and Identity in Scotland 1680 - 1830 30
MO3166 Debating Britain: Anglo-Scottish Unionism 1521 - 1707 30
MO3214 The Decline and Fall of the French Old Regime (1715 - 1789) 30
MO3215 Persia in the 18th Century - 1722-1834 (Age of the Warlords) 30
MO3217 Travel Cultures in Europe in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 30
MO3218 The American Revolution 30
MO3220 The Enlightenment and the World 30
MO3222 French Fancy and Cool Britannia? Franco-British Cultural Relations from Seven Years' War to French Revolution 30
MO3223 Early colonial South Asia (c. 1700 - 1857) 30
MO3260 Constructing Identities: Scottish Historians and the Past, 1707 - 1832 30
MO3263 British Culture in the Eighteenth Century 30
MO3280 Persia in the 18th Century - 1722-1834 (Age of the Warlords) 30
MO3302 Imperial Russia 1815 - 1917 30
MO3308 Approaches to Historical Theory 30
MO3309 Evolution of British Democracy 1832-1918 30
MO3314 History of Environmentalism: The Politics of Nature in the Western World (c. 1800 to Present) 30
MO3317 A 'Struggle for Mastery in Europe'? German Foreign Policy from Bismarck to Hitler, 1871-1939 30
MO3318 Revolutions, Nationalism and Reaction: 1848-1849 in the German Lands 30
MO3319 'Power without Responsibility' The British Press and Politics (1850 - 1939) 30
MO3320 Imperialism and Nationalism: The British Empire in India 1857 - 1947 30
MO3321 Russia - Real and Imagined: Ideas, Identity, and Culture (1800 - 2000) 30
MO3322 French Algeria, 1830 - 1962 30
MO3323 Splendid Isolation or Continental Commitment? Britain and Europe (1814 - 1914) 30
MO3326 Jihad, Community and Identity: Islamic political thought past and present 30
MO3328 Making Italians: Region, Nation and Empire in Italy from Unification to Fascism 30
MO3329 The Kaiser: Aspects of Emperor Wilhelm II, 1859 - 1941 30
MO3330 The French Media since 1870 30
MO3331 The Victorians: Religion and Respectability 30
MO3332 Central Europe: From Belle Epoque to Bloodlands 30
MO3333 Nationalism and Language in Central Europe 30
MO3334 Nature and Society in Victorian Britain 30
MO3335 The Japanese Empire and its Aftermath (1873 - 1952) 30
MO3336 Mediterranean Colonialism: Colonisers and Colonised in France, Spain, Italy and North Africa 1890s - 1950s 30
MO3337 China's Revolutions (1850 - 1989) 30
MO3338 Disease and the Environment (c. 1500 - 2000) 30
MO3339 Canada - From Age of Exploration to Age of Energy 30
MO3340 British Industrialisation (1700-1840) 30
MO3341 The United States (1783-1896) 30
MO3342 The French Revolution (1787-1795) 30
MO3343 Business in Great Waters...: Ships and Seafarers, 1700-1914 30
MO3344 Science and Nation-Building in Europe (1750 - 1900) 30
MO3345 Print Culture in Britain (1750 - 1900) 30
MO3346 Politics, Culture and Society in the French Revolution (1789-1815) 30
MO3347 Radical Politics in England 30
MO3348 'Army with a Country'? The Military and Militarism in Prusso-German History (1640 - 1945) 30
MO3349 The American Metropolis 30
MO3350 The American Constitution: Past and Present 30
MO3351 Doing and Practicing Transnational and Global History in the Late Modern World 30
MO3352 Migrant South Asia (c. 17th-20th centuries) 30
MO3353 The Rise of the Nation State in Central Europe (1810-1923) 30
MO3360 The Weaker Sex? Women and Scottish Society 1800 - 1970 30
MO3361 Scottish Social Problems 1800 - 1990 30
MO3362 Highland Clearances: Reality and Myth 30
MO3363 Crime, Protest and Policing in Scotland (1780-1914) 30
MO3364 Hidden from History: Women in Scotland 30
MO3365 Nationalism and Unionism in Modern Scotland 30
MO3381 French Algeria, 1830 - 1962 30
MO3385 Modern Iran since 1834: Reform and Revolution 30
MO3386 Religion and State in Iran from the Rise of the Safavid dynasty until the Constitutional Movement (1501-1911) 30
MO3404 Britain in the Era of the Great War 30
MO3406 The Soviet Union 30
MO3410 The Third Reich: History and Historiography 30
MO3419 The French 'Civil Wars' of the Twentieth Century 30
MO3421 Making People's Music: Folk Music Revival and Society in the United States (1900 - 1970) 30
MO3422 The United States in Depression and War (1929 - 1945) 30
MO3423 Dictatorship in Practice: Everyday Life in Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, Franco's Spain and the Stalinist Soviet Union 30
MO3424 De-colonising Asia (c. 1914 - 1975) 30
MO3425 Stalinism, Nazism and Central Europe (1912-1941) 30
MO3461 Britain in the 1920s and 1930s: Aspects of everyday life 30
MO3502 War and Welfare: Britain 1939 - 1951 30
MO3504 Central and Eastern Europe since 1945 30
MO3508 America and Vietnam 30
MO3513 Heavenly Decade: The 1960s 30
MO3514 The Life and Times of the Atom Bomb 30
MO3516 Popular Culture, Nation and Society: Leisure in Britain 1880 - 1960 30
MO3520 History, Memory and Identity in Postwar Western Europe (1945 - 2005) 30
MO3523 Postcolonial Europe: empire and its legacies in Western Europe since 1945 30
MO3561 Thatcherism, the 'new right', and the remaking of British politics, c.1940-1997 30
MO3714 Religion and State in Iran from the Rise of the Safavid dynasty until the Constitutional Movement (1501-1911) 30
MO3901 Nazi Germany, 1933-1945 30
MO3907 The Italian Renaissance 30
MO3908 The Tudors: Power and Piety in Sixteenth-Century England 30
MO3909 Disease, Medicine, and the Making of the Modern World, 1500 to Present 30
MO3910 The Reformation in Europe 30
MO3936 East Asia and the World 1850-1950 30
MO3956 Nationalism and Language in Central Europe (Evening Degree) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

With the permission of the Chair of the Degree Committee a students may:
a) Take HI4999
b) Take credits from the module range AN4103-AN4133, ME3000-ME3999 and MO3000-MO3999 (assuming that the student has not taken more than 30 credits from these modules in Third Year).
c) Substitute 30 credits in Third or Fourth Year for 3000-level or 4000-level credits in another school.

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).