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European Studies

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

EUU22002 The Making of Modernity, 1750-1820

10 ECTS credits Semester 2 None

One Literature review (1000 words) 30%

One Term Essay (2500 words) 70%

One Supplemental Essay (2500 words) 100%

Two lectures and one tutorial a week.

Susan Migunda-Greene SEO European Studies

Professor Juergen Barkhoff- Module Co-ordinator


On successful completion of this module, students will be familiar with key concepts of modernity in thought and culture as they developed during the 18th and early 19th Centuries. They will also have been introduced to a variety of primary sources and some of the different methods and approaches that can be used in their analysis. They will be able to evaluate a range of methodical and theoretical approaches to the study of Early Modern cultural history.