This wide-ranging course will develop your knowledge of different periods of history from around 1500 to the twentieth century. You’ll tackle such exciting and challenging issues as power and warfare, culture and beliefs, health and medicine, imperialism, class and gender. You’ll begin to develop the skills of the historian in studying historical materials; exploring how we understand, interpret and debate past events; and investigating a range of critical approaches.
No formal entry requirements. Computer and internet access required.
If you’re new to study or to the OU, it is recommended that you start with a course at Level 1.
Distance and Flexible learning
Arts and Humanities