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Intercollegiate Modules 2019/20

Intercollegiate module information for 2020/21 can be found here:


List of modules offered to UoL intercollegiate students for 2019/20

The modules below are available to students from University of London colleges that participate in the History intercollegiate sharing scheme. All requests for places should be made through your home college.  Please get in touch with your home college's programme administrator for more information.

For King's students who are interested in taking modules at other UoL colleges, please see the module choices page.

All students from UoL colleges who have been allocated places on King's modules will need to complete a Intercollegiate Registration Form (IRF).  This will allow students to receive a King's ID card and IT account so as to access KEATS (Virtual Learning Environment / Moodle) and other resources.  Any questions should be directed to

Intercollegiate registration form (coming soon)

King's Modules

The modules offered in each academic year are subject to change in line with staff availability and student demand: there is no guarantee every module will run. Module descriptions and information may vary between years.

Level 5 modules / Group 2 courses

Level 6 modules / Special Subject / Group 3 courses

Modules offered by other institutions

Below is a list of the available Intercollegiate modules.  To see full descriptions and details please see the University of London History syllabus or the institutions' individual websites.

The modules listed below are Level 5 Group 2 modules (for Year 2 students and finalists) and Level 6 Group 3 modules (for finalists only).

Please note that although there is a usual intercollegiate time-slots (Thursdays 2-4pm for Level 5 Group 2 modules and Mondays 2-4pm for Level 6 Group 3 modules),often institutions are unable to schedule these modules in this time-slot.  If this results in a timetable clash, you will have to change modules in August (at that point, choices will be subject to availability and dealt in a first-come, first-served basis).


The following list is now confirmed for 2019/20

Level 5 Group 2 modules

  • 5XA9203A Empires in Comparative Perspective (HT52203A) - NB prohibited combination with 5AAH1052 Theories of Empire and Imperialism
  • 5XA9079A Heresy, the Occult and the Apocalypse (HT52079B)
  • Code TBC Histories of Sexualities (HT52219A)
  • 5XA9206A Minorities in East-Central Europe: Co-existence, Integration and Annihilation, c.1870-1950 (HT52206A)
  • 5XA99999 Modern Revolutions in Comparative Perspective (HT52207A)
  • Code TBC Southeastern Approaches: A History of Serbia and the Serbs since the Middle Ages (HT52221A)
  • Code TBC The USA in the Era of the Vietnam War, 1954-75 (HT52228A) - NB prohibited combination with 5AAH3013 Making Americans: Peoples, Cultures and Identities in Colonial North America and the United States, 1500-2000
  • 5XA9109A Visual and Material Culture in Early Modern Europe (HT52109A) - NB prohibited combination with 5AAH1032 Art in European Society 1500-1700

Level 6 Group 3 modules

  • 6XA9210A/B Radicalism in the English Revolution (HT53210A/B)
  • 6XA9230A/B Mughals, Munshis and Mistresses: Society and Rule in Early Colonial India (HT53230A/B)
  • Code TBC Healing, Magic and Mindfulness on the Silk Roads (HT53208C/D)
  • Code TBC Ireland’s First World War (HT53233A/B)

Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

The following list is now confirmed for 2019/20

Level 6 Group 3 modules

Please note that if you choose a QMUL Group 3 module, you are required to take the associated dissertation.

  • 6XA46108 Saladin, Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade (HST6710)6XA46112 Apocalypse Now: Crisis, Change and Later Medieval Mentalities (HST6714)
  • 6XA46209 Behind Closed Doors: Houses, Interiors and Domestic Life, c.1660-c.1830 (HST6720)
  • 6XA46311 The Russian Revolution and Civil War, 1917-21 (HST6731)
  • 6XA46327 Reinventing Ourselves: Psychology, Sex and Chemistry in Modern Britain (HST6735)
  • 6XA46342 British Cinema and the Second World War: Propaganda,
  • Myth and Memory (HST6736)  - module cancelled due to low intake
  • 6XA46348 We the People: Democracy in America, 1787-1861 (HST6740)
  • 6XA4IW17 The Idea of 'The West': A History from the Nineteenth to
  • the Twenty-First Century (HST6746)
  • Code TBC Anxieties of Empire: Rumours, Rebellion and the Imperial Imagination (HST6747)
  • Code TBC The Holocaust and its Aftermath in Literature and Film (HST6749)
  • Code TBC Berlin in the Twentieth Century (HST6750)
  • Code TBC A Golden Age? The Life and Times of Elizabeth I (HST6755)
  • Code TBC Global Fascism: A Colonial History from Blackshirt Invasion to Black Power Anti-fascism (HST6756)

Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL)

Main campus located in Egham, Surrey.

The following list is now confirmed for 2019/20

Level 5 Group 2 modules

  • 5XA82219 Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955-1968 (HS2219) - NB prohibited combination with 5AAH3013 Making Americans: Peoples, Cultures and Identities in Colonial North America and the United States, 1500-2000
  • 5XA82264 Nationalism, Democracy and Minorities in Central Europe,
    1918-1939 (HS2264)
  • 5XA8DD17 ‘The Devil’s Decades’: Britain, America and the Great Depression 1917-41 (HS2280)
  • 5XA82315 Modernizing Despots and Angry Mullahs: Development and Popular Resistance in the Muslim World, 1930-1980 (HS2315)
  • Code TBC The Vietnam War and the Cold War in Southeast Asia (HS2319) - NB prohibited combination with 5AAH1058 East Asia's Cultural Cold War

Level 6 Group 3 modules

  • 6XAH3279/80 The Clash of Powers and Cultures: Sino-American Relations During the Cold War (HS3279/80)
  • 6XA83367/68 Malcolm X and African American Islam (HS3367/68)
  • Code TBC Reformers and Revolutionaries: Monasteries and Society in Europe, c.1080 – 1150 (HS3388/89)

UCL School of East European and Slavonic Studies (SSEES)

Regrettably, SSEES informed us they will not be able to offer any intercollegiate modules in 2019/20.

University College London (UCL)

The following list is now confirmed for 2019/20

Level 5 Group 2 modules

  • 5XA12315 The Dutch Golden Age (HIST0055)
  • 5XA1H201 The Medieval Universe (HIST2201)
  • 5XA12420 India and the Global Economy, 1500 - present (HIST2420) - NB prohibited combination with 5AAH3011 Modern South Asia from the Mughals to Modi
  • 5XA12426 Africa, Decolonization and Internationalism (HIST0087) - NB prohibited combination with 5AAH3010 Themes in Colonial and Postcolonial African History
  • Code TBC Asia, the Aegean, Europe: dividing the world in ancient Greece (HIST0023)
  • Code TBC Sin in the Middle Ages (UCL code TBC)
  • Code TBC Economic History of Ancient Greece (UCL code TBC)

Level 6 Group 3 modules

  • 6XA1BOD7/17 Between Order and Disorder: Cities in the Late Medieval Mediterranean World (HIST0106/0320)
  • Code TBC Death & Dying in Ancient Mesopotamia (UCL code TBC)
  • Code TBC Indios, Africans and Women (UCL code TBC)
  • Code TBC Cultures of War in Ancient Greece (HIST0094/0608)
  • Code TBC Identity, Cosmology and the Supernatural in the late Middle Ages (HIST0103/0317)



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