University of King's College

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Early Modern Studies

University of King's College

Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:History, General
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)


Many of the fundamental ideas about our world today were shaped centuries ago. Between the 16th and early 19th centuries, thinkers and artists built some of the intellectual and cultural foundations of the modern world. In the Early Modern Studies Program you:

  • Explore the historical impact of European culture

  • Encounter ground-breaking art and artists like Shakespeare, Mozart and Michelangelo

  • Examine issues surrounding gender and race in early modern history, philosophy, literature, political thought, science, and the visual arts

  • Think critically about colonialism, and the impact of interactions between Europe and the wider world

  • Assess the significance of witchcraft, vampires, and maritime piracy in the early modern period

  • Learn about how shifting ideas about religion and science changed the way we understand our place in the universe.
  • Prerequisites:

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      Modified on July 07, 2022