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2008/09 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BA History and Music

Programme code:BA-HIST&MUSCUCAS code:
Duration:3 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Mrs. P.E.A. Robinson Contact address:jhas@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 360

Entry requirements:

ABB at A-level, including A in History and B in Music if offered.
General Studies is not accepted.

International Baccalaureate: 33 points overall, including a minimum of 6 in History at Higher Level and a minimum of 6 in Mathematics at Higher Level (if offered.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Programme specification:

The programme will:
- enable students to work across more than one discipline by providing the flexibility to study three disciplines at level one;
- allow the study of two disciplines to the same depth as any single honours student but with less breadth in each discipline;
- provide a basis for further advanced study in either of the disciplines or in a cognate interdisciplinary area.

General
- The distinctiveness, appeal and strength of University of Leeds joint honours programmes lie in the unusual combination of depth, breadth and flexibility which they offer, as well as in the exceptional range of degree combinations available.
- They permit students to study two disciplines, in depth and to degree level while acquiring a broader range of skills than is typically possible within a single honours degree.
- They are emphatically joint honours programmes, rather than integrated programmes: students can therefore make the links they choose from the wide choice of optional modules available within each discipline. Within certain parameters, they thus effectively make connections and devise pathways according to their own preferences, rather than being faced with a prescribed combination of modules chosen for them by others.
- The students must acquire the flexibility of mind and variety of learning techniques needed to switch between the two disciplines.
- A further element of distinctiveness is the flexibility of the programme structure, which allows joint honours students to change direction more easily, and more radically, than single honours students.
- Many of these programmes also allow the opportunity to undertake a work placement, field work or study abroad.

Year 1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment, Learning Context]

Students must study 125 credits.

In level 1, students are required to take a minimum of 40 credits in each of their two main subjects. The further 40 credits may consist of elective modules in a third subject or may consist of further modules in one or both main subjects.

Candidates are required to take a total of 40 credits of Music modules at level 1

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

HIST1050Introduction to Historical Skills20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST1300Primary Sources for the Historian: An Introduction to Documentary Study20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

ACOM1066Introduction to IT for Humanities Students5 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Optional modules:

Candidates must study 20 to 40 credits from the following core modules:

MUSI1020Music in History and Culture
Pre-requisite for: MUSI2721, MUSI2722, MUSI2821, MUSI2822
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI1220Language and Theory of Music
Pre-requisite for: MUSI2020, MUSI2220
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI1225Understanding Popular Styles
Pre-requisite for: MUSI2025, MUSI2220
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Note: MUSI1220 and MUSI1225 may not consititute your 40-credit Music module selections alone. If you wish to take both these modules, you MUST also take a further 20 credits of Music modules from the other optional Music modules listed, otherwise one of them must be omitted.

Candidates may study up to 20 credits from the following optional modules:

MUSI1111Music Research Skills B10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI1113Listening to Music10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI1121Music Research Skills20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI1320Practical Skills20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI1520Introduction to the Sciences of Music20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Elective modules:

Candidates may choose to study up to 40 credits of Elective modules in a third subject or pursue additional modules in the two named subjects.

Year 2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment, Learning Context]

Students must study 120 credits.

Over levels 2 and 3 taken combined students must take:

Music - a minimum of 80 credits (at least 40 credits must be at level 3)
History - a minimum of 100 credits (at least 60 credits must be at level 3)

Plus 20 credits in the named subjects and used to ensure that credits at the appropriate level for award are taken

Plus 40 credits in elective modules or further modules in the named subjects.

No more than 20 level 1 elective credits may be taken in level 2.

In order to be eligible for an honours degree, students must meet the normal Rules for Award by passing all modules which are designated to be passed for award or progression and by passing the required number of credits at each level as specified in the Curricular Regulations (at least 200 credits at level 2 or above, of which at least 100 should be at level 3).

Candidates are required to take at least 100 credits in History over levels 2 and 3 combined. This must include at least 40 credits in level 2 and 60 credits in level 3.

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 40 credits from the following optional modules, at least one module from each semester:

HIST2000Barbarians in the Dark Ages: Goths, Huns, Burgundians, Franks and Lombards20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2001Barbarians in the Dark Ages: Anglo-Saxons, Slavs and Scandinavians20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2010Rome, Carthage and the Hellenistic World 338-31 BC: the Building of an Empire20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2030The Crusades and the Crusader States in the 12th Century20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2031The Crusades and Medieval Christendom20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2070The Counter-Reformation c1500-157020 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2071Catholic Europe c1570 - c164820 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2100Victorian England: Old England and Industrial Society 1837-186520 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2101Victorian England: Aristocracy and Democracy, 1865-190120 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2110The cult of saints in medieval Europe c.400-c.150020 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2120Environment and environmentalism in Britain, c. 1750-197220 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2121Fraternity, Skill and the Politics of Labour, 1660-187020 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2130Ireland: Conflict and Resolution 1885-198520 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2140Imperial Germany 1871-191820 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2150France since 194420 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2151Germany 1919-194520 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2160Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe, 11th - 15th Centuries20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2170Patient Voices: Medicine and Healthcare in the Middle Ages20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2180Heretics, Witches and Conspirators: Toleration and Persecution in Early Modern Europe20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2190British Imperial Culture, 1914 to the present day20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2200The Roman Empire in the Early Principate, 44 BC - AD 11720 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2210English History 1066-1216: Creation and Destruction of the Anglo-Norman Kingdom20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2220The Body, Disease and Society in Europe, 1500-175020 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST229020th Century Britain: the Burdens of Conflict 1900-4520 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST229120th Century Britain: Progress and Uncertainty 1945-199020 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2300Tsarist Russia Modernisation and Revolution20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2301The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union, 1921-199320 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2350An 'Empire for Liberty'? The United States in the Long Nineteenth Century20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2351The American Century, 1941-198020 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2370The Archaic Age of Greece, c 750-478 B.C.20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2380The Greek World 478-338 BC; Political and Intellectual Developments20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2410Russia in the Age of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2420Nationalism, colonialism and 'religious violence' in India, 1857-194720 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2430The History of Africa since 190020 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2440African American Thought, Culture and Politics: 1900-194020 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2441Race, Gender and Cultural Protest in the US since 186520 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2451England in the 16th Century: Society, Culture and Politics20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2510Introduction to Historiography20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2520Sources and Approaches to British History20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2530Web Research for Historians20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2540History Students in Schools20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST2610Britain in the Long Eighteenth Century: The Nation Transformed?20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2611Britain in the Long Eighteenth Century: Revolutionary or Incremental Change?20 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST2640Western Europe: from the Dictatorships to European Integration, 1930-199220 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2645The Rise of Modern Japan: From the Meiji Restoration to the Present Day.20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2702Seventeenth-Century England, 1603-171420 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2840The States System Between Two World Wars, 1919-193920 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2850The Modern States System in War and Peace, 1939-6020 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
HIST2870Contemporary International Politics, 1960-89 - I20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
HIST2880Contemporary International Politics since 1990 - II20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Candidates will be required to study at least 40 credits from the following optional modules:

MUSI2020Analysis of Tonal Music
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3021
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2025Approaches to the Analysis of Popular and World Musics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2220Composition
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3320, MUSI3240
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2225Orchestration20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2310Project in performance 2C
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3320
10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2311Project in Performance 2A
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3320
10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI2312Project in Performance 2B
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3320
10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MUSI2320Performance20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2420Notation and Editing
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3421, MUSI3440
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2520Aesthetics and Criticism (from Plato to Nietzsche)
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3521
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2620Music Technology Skills and Techniques
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3620, MUSI3640
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI2721Music in Context A
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3721
Co-requisite for: MUSI2821
20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI2722Music in Context B
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3722
Co-requisite for: MUSI2721
20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MUSI2821Music in Context A
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3821
Co-requisite for: MUSI2822
20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI2822Music in Context B
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3822
Co-requisite for: MUSI2722
20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MUSI2923The Psychology of Listening and Performance
Pre-requisite for: MUSI3920, MUSI3940
20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Candidates may not take more than 20 credits from the following modules: MUSI2320, MUSI2310, MUSI2311, MUSI2312. Further performance modules may be taken as electives, up to a maximum of 60 credits in Music.

Elective modules:

Candidates may choose to study up to 40 credits of Elective modules over both Level 2 and 3 or pursue additional modules in the two named subjects.

Year 3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment, Learning Context]

Students must study 120 credits.

Over levels 2 and 3 taken combined students must take:

Music - a minimum of 80 credits (at least 40 credits must be at level 3)
History - a minimum of 100 credits (at least 60 credits must be at level 3)

Plus 20 credits in the named subjects and used to ensure that credits at the appropriate level for award are taken

Plus 40 credits in elective modules or further modules in the named subjects.

In order to be eligible for an honours degree, students must meet the normal Rules for Award by passing all modules which are designated to be passed for award or progression and by passing the required number of credits at each level as specified in the Curricular Regulations (at least 200 credits at level 2 or above, of which at least 100 should be at level 3).

Candidates are required to take at least 100 credits in History over levels 2 and 3 combined. This must include at least 40 credits in level 2 and 60 credits in level 3.

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study one of the following long essay/dissertation modules:

HIST3333Dissertation40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3430History Long Essay20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3500History Dissertation40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Candidates may only take HIST3333 if they are reading JH History/History of Art.

Candidates may only take HIST3500 if 20 elective credits are available to apply to it.

Candidates will be required to study 40 credits from the following Special Subject modules:

HIST3010Macedon in the 4th Century BC: the work of Philip II and Alexander III (The Great)40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3030The Norman Kingdom of Sicily40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3220Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3230Gandhi and Gandhism in India and the wider world, 1915 - 194840 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3240The Harlem Renaissance: Black Culture and Politics 1919-194040 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3260Tradition and Modernity in Colonial Africa: Uganda's Kingdoms 1862-196440 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3270The Third Reich, 1933-194540 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3280Citizens and Subjects: Urban Citizenship in England, 1540-169040 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3290Popular Belief in the Medieval West 1000-c.150040 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3300Chartism: Popular Politics and Authority in Northern England, 1838-185840 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3310Policing and the State, Northern Ireland, 1921-200040 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3330Europe in an Age of Total Warfare40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3340European Cities in the Twentieth Century40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3350Before Columbus: Conquest, Culture and Exploration in Late Medieval Spain and Portugal40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3381Modern Social Criticism40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3382The Cultural History of Venice, 1509-179740 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3391De Tocqueville and the Democratic Regime40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3580Empire, State and Society: Britain's Imperial Experience, c. 1870-191440 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3610Consumers and a New World of Goods c1700-c191440 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3620Harmony and Discord: Making of Gender in Early Industrial England40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3640Empire, War and Occupation: the Transformation of Japan, 1930-5240 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3650Stalin and Stalinism40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3660The Contemporary Theory of War40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3680The French Revolution40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3701William of Orange and James II, 1678-169140 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3702Redefining Russia in Literature, Music and Art, 1836-188140 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3714Charlemagne and his Biographer40 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3730Chemical and Biological Warfare 1915 - 194540 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3740Alliance Without Backbone: Germany, its Allies and Satellites Before and During World War Two40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3750Canada, America and the Origins of the Cold War 1945 - 4940 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
HIST3770Mussolini and Fascist Expansion, 1932-194040 creditsNot running in 200809
HIST3780Germany Occupied and Divided 1945-6340 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Candidates will be required to study at least 40 credits from the following optional modules:

MUSI3021Analysis and Criticism of Symphonic Repertoire20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI3120Minor Dissertation20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3140Major Dissertation40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3220Minor Composition20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3240Major Composition40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3320Project in Performance 320 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3321Minor Performance20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI3340Major Performance40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3520Minor Editing and Source Studies20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI3521Aesthetics and Criticism: Theorising Modernism20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI3540Major Editing and Source Studies40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3620Minor Music Technology20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3640Major Music Technology40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3721Music in Context C20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI3722Music in Context D20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MUSI3821Music in Context C20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MUSI3822Music in Context D20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MUSI3920Minor Music Psychology20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MUSI3940Major Music Psychology40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Elective modules:

Candidates may choose to study up to 40 credits of Elective modules over both Level 2 and 3 or pursue additional modules in the two named subjects.

Last updated: 05/03/2009

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