History including local and social history

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Short courses for the public

The department offers a range of short courses for the public in local and social history. These generally take place in the evenings. at weekends or through online tuition. 

Many of our courses can be studied for credit which means they can count towards a recognised qualification.


Upcoming courses

Britain in the Long Eighteenth Century: Politics and Society, 1688-1832

  • Short courses
  • Wed 26 Apr 2017 to Wed 28 Jun 2017
  • 7:00-9:00pm 10 meetings

Beer, Bulbs, Biscuits and Bricks: Reading in the 19th Century

  • Short courses
  • Thu 27 Apr 2017 to Thu 29 Jun 2017
  • 7:00-9:00pm 10 meetings

Eastern Orthodoxy in the modern World - lecture series

  • Short courses
  • Tue 02 May 2017 to 06 Jun 2017
  • 11.00am - 12.30pm

Elizabeth I (Online)

  • Short courses
  • Wed 03 May 2017 to 14 Jul 2017

English Landscape Gardens: 1650 to the Present Day (Online)

  • Short courses
  • Wed 03 May 2017 to 07 Jul 2017