Liverpool, United Kingdom

Vikings in Britain

when 10 June 2024 - 28 June 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC

The Viking Age was a dynamic period in European history which brought new cultures into contact and which affected the formation of the modern nations of England, Wales and Scotland. Students will learn how to engage with different types of evidence from the Middle Ages including written sources, archaeological digs, sculpture and place names.

Students will learn about the differences between real vikings and media portrayals, and the origin of modern British identities.

Course leader

James Davison

Course aim

This module aims to:

 Build students’ confidence in understanding, discussing and communicating complex ideas, both in written and spoken language.
 Develop skills in research, collaborative learning and in preparing and delivering a group presentation.
 To provide an overview of viking activity in Britain and its long term political and cultural impact

Credits info

5 EC
Credits are equivalent to 2.5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 0: Module must be taken as part of a Week 1-3 or Week 1-6 International Summer School programme, so no individual module prices are available.