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HIST/RELH345
Anglo-Saxon Britain

3sh credits

This course will introduce students to investigate and examine Anglo-Saxon culture, religion, and art, from the sub-Roman era to the Norman Conquest. The course will explore the people, places, language, and ideas that started to make England into a nation and a system of organizational government that is still in use today. Trips may include: Sutton Hoo, The Ashmolean Museum, the British Museum, and Winchester Cathedral.

MUPF166
Applied Music (Instrument and/or Voice)

1-2sh credits

Private instruction is given by resident teachers in piano, organ, and singing. Private instruction is also offered on campus by visiting teachers in violin, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, and saxophone. One credit is based on one half-hour lesson and five hours of practice per week.

MUPF165
Applied Music (Instrumental and/or Voice)

1–2sh credits

Private instruction is given by resident teachers in piano, organ, and singing. Private instruction is also offered on campus by visiting teachers in violin, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, and saxophone. One credit is based on one half-hour lesson and five hours’ practice per week.

MKTG275
British and Continental European Marketing

3sh credits

With an emphasis on British and Continental European marketing, this course provides an overview of the basic elements and philosophies of marketing, with background knowledge on the evolution and development of marketing practices including current trends. Students explore consumer buying behaviour, and marketing strategies and plans.

BUAD410
British and European Business Skills

3sh credits

This course serves as an introduction to postgraduate study and/or to the first year of full-time employment. Expectations of either postgraduate study or full-time work will be explored, as well as the writing, communication, financial information search, and social skills needed by the student to meet these expectations.

HIST320
British History in Context I

3sh credits

This course gives opportunity to reflect upon visits to selected areas of cultural and historical interest within the United Kingdom. Trips and tours take place within the context of lectures and essays. Must be concurrently enrolled in HIST310 Reformation To Revolution.

HIST430
British History in Context II

3sh credits

This course gives opportunity to reflect upon visits to selected areas of cultural and historical interest within the United Kingdom. Trips and tours take place within the context of lectures and essays. Must be concurrently enrolled in HIST410 British History: Empire to Entropy.

HIST410
British History: Empire to Entropy

3sh credits

An exploration of historical events and themes from the beginnings of the British Empire to World War II. Topics include social reforms; the Napoleonic Wars, the Enlightenment, and World Wars I and II.

ENGL300
British Literary Texts on Film and Location I

3sh credits

A broad survey of British literary texts from the works of Shakespeare through to Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. Students examine the relationship between text, place, culture, performance, and historical contexts. Guided field trips are provided to engage the students’ imagination by visiting Shakespeare’s reconstructed Globe Theatre in London and his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon. The cities of Bath, Winchester, and London offer insights into the life and times of Jane Austen and Charles Dickens respectively.

ENGL400
British Literary Texts on Film and Location II

3sh credits

A broad survey of British literary texts, including one of Thomas Hardy’s best known novels: Tess of the d’Urbervilles. Henry James, Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf, Tolkien, and Lewis are all featured. Guided field trips include Hardy’s birthplace and Dorset homes. Students also visit the famous colleges, streets, and eating houses of Oxford frequented by Tolkien and Lewis. Such experiences serve to captivate and inform the students’ contextualisation of place, culture, and text.

ENGL/RELG 370
C.S. Lewis, Literature and the Religious Life

3sh credits

Critical reading of several key works by C.S. Lewis within broader contexts of history, religion, literary genre, mythology, and philosophy.

MUPF137
Choir

1sh credits

The College Choir is open to all students who are interested in participating in choral singing. The choir typically performs a wide repertoire and goes on an annual tour during the mid-semester break of the second semester. Recent tours have been conducted in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Russia, Brazil, and across Europe.

MUPF136
College Choir

1sh credits

The College Choir is open to all students who are interested in participating in choral singing. It typically performs for six services at the Newbold Church Centre during the first semester, as well as giving a guest performance at a London church or one in southern England. The highlight of the semester is the candlelit Advent/Christmas service for a Friday night Vespers held in late November or early December.

ENGL330
English Literature in Context I

3sh credits

This course provides an educational experience beyond the classroom in order to produce an essay and portfolio of tour visits to sites and locations of cultural and literary interest within the United Kingdom. The trips parallel the texts that are being studied in the ENGL300 British Literary Texts on Film and Location I class and take place within the context of lectures, directed reading, and documentary film viewing.

ENGL430
English Literature in Context II

3sh credits

This course provides an educational experience beyond the classroom in order to produce an essay and portfolio of tour visits to sites and locations of cultural and literary interest within the United Kingdom. The trips parallel the texts that are being studied in the ENGL400 British Literary Texts on Film and Location II class and take place within the context of lectures, directed reading and documentary film viewing.

ARTH208
Fine Arts I: Medieval to Baroque

3sh credits

An introduction to some of the branches of Western art and music from the Middle Ages through to the Baroque. The two disciplines are studied chronologically and in parallel, with the aim of stimulating an interest in and appreciation of the creative arts whilst placing them in their historical contexts. Guided field trips give students the opportunity to encounter tailor-made lectures at the National Gallery; experience a well-known opera at the English National Opera; and attend evensong at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, a London West End musical, and a Classical Spectacular concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

ARTH209
Fine Arts II: Classical to 21st Century

3sh credits

An exploration of Western art and music commencing with the Classical era through to the 21st century. The two disciplines continue their chronological parallel investigations. Guided field trips give students the opportunity to encounter tailor-made lectures at the National, Courtauld, Tate Modern and Tate Britain Galleries, and experience performances at London’s finest concert halls and opera houses.

RELB205
Foundations of Biblical Studies

3sh credits

A consideration of the biblical documents as they were written and how these texts have been interpreted. Students gain insights into the fundamental knowledge of the world of the Bible, and understand the history of how the Bible developed as well as the nature of the biblical literature.

RELT205
Foundations of Christian Theology

3sh credits

A general introduction to theology as a discipline and the development of Christian doctrine until the beginning of the Middle Ages. Students acquire a knowledge of the major theological developments of the first six centuries.

MGNT405
International Management: The British and European Context

3sh credits

This course provides an understanding of the economic, social, political and technological factors that influence management in an international context. It explores managerial processes, business structures, and strategies within the business environment.

MKTG355
International Marketing: A British and Continental Europe Perspective

3sh credits

This module will introduce students to international elements in marketing practice. Special emphasis will be placed on the linkages between producers and consumers. MKTG275 British and Continental European Marketing is a prerequisite for this course.

ENGL397
Internship

1–3sh credits

This is available for TIER 4 visa students only whose weekly working hours are stated on the visa. This is a repeatable course for a total of three (3) credits for the whole academic year.

ENGL375
Literary Topics: Shakespeare Drama Practicum

3sh credits

This course studies Shakespearean drama in relation to both the 1570–1640 period, and today’s culture. It explores the craft of actors as they use performance techniques to gain insights into the dramatic text.

COMM200
Media and Communication: A British Perspective

3sh credits

An introduction to the study of the human communication process. Students have the opportunity to familiarise themselves with investigations of semiotics, advertising, and other media topics via documentary films and the mainstream newspapers.

ANTH215
Multicultural Britain: An Anthropological Approach

3sh credits

An introduction to the main themes and perspectives of cultural anthropology. The course provides an arena for students to unveil the complex cultural compositions of British society, amongst others. It supports students in their understanding and appreciation of all cultures, equipping them to work more effectively within a British context as well as globally.

MGNT340
Personnel Management in Britain and Continental Europe

3sh credits

The course objective is to provide a comprehensive and practical introduction to the human resource function and the human resource processes within a European business context. The module addresses strategic human resource management, performance management, and change management.

HIST310
Reformation to Revolution

3sh credits

A survey of the Tudor and Stuart period, tracing the English Reformation from Henry VIII and its consequences as expressed in liturgy, culture, and architecture, through to the English Civil War and the 1688 Restoration. This course has a strong writing component.

RELT350
Religion and Ethics in Modern Society

3sh credits

The complexities of topics discussed in this course are designed to help students articulate how their current value system was moulded and how it may continue to be shaped. The course considers how the Judeo-Christian tradition confronts the moral difficulties of a highly technical society. Students should be prepared to question whether universal absolutes cross all cultural boundaries, or whether all values are relative.

RELB225
The Pentateuch

3sh credits

An introduction to the first five books of the Bible that can provide an enriching understanding of the background and message of the Pentateuch as well as its literary context. A consideration of the contemporary relevance of the texts is an invigorating feature of this course.