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The Normans: 1066 - 1154. An Oxford University Course

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This course will examine events from William the Conqueror to Matilda’s unsuccessful civil war against Stephen of Blois.

The Normans achieved not only the military conquest of England but great changes in the country’s social organisation and culture. This course will examine events from William the Conqueror to Matilda’s unsuccessful civil war against Stephen of Blois.

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What I'll learn

To introduce students to the Norman monarchs of England & to the impact of the Norman Conquest on English government & society. This course will introduce students to the Norman monarchs by exploring their personal & public personas. Students will examine the events of the Norman Conquest & the establishment of the Anglo-Norman kingdom. You will also explore the impact of the Normans on political & social organisation in England.

 

How I'll learn

This course is taught with a mixture of discussion and formal instruction.

 

How I'll be assessed

Two short written pieces of coursework to be completed at home or one essay of c1500 words to be completed at home. If you wish to earn 10 CATS points (Credit Accumulation Transfer Scheme) for this course, you will need to pay an additional £10 when you enrol.

 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

 

How to Apply

To apply for this course, simply click on the ‘enrol’ button. You will then be taken to an enrolment form, where you will be asked to add your contact details and payment information.

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible.

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