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History with Law BA

The Law minor aims to provide a thematic basis to academic legal studies which aligns to career paths that are attractive to alumni of the College, in particular careers in which knowledge and understanding of corporate, commercial and employment matters are valuable; provide legal knowledge and skills.

Courses

In each year of your undergraduate programme, you will study the equivalent of four, 30-credit, courses for your honours degree, plus three non-credit bearing courses for your NCH Diploma.

In your first year

16th Century England

30 Credits

This will be a social, political, religious and cultural history of sixteenth-century… Read More

Britain & the Wider World

30 Credits

The history of Britain from the end of the Roman Empire to the 1980s… Read More

One course from:

From Roman Empire to Medieval Kingdoms

30 Credits

This course looks at the tumultuous transformation of Western Europe from then end of… Read More

Medieval Europe, 1000 – 1300

30 Credits

The middle ages were one of the most dynamic periods in European history. … Read More

Plus:

English Legal System

30 Credits

The cornerstone of the study of Law - an understanding of the English Legal System… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Critical Reasoning: Formal & Informal

0 Credits

Studied in Michaelmas term, introduces students to formal and informal logic… Read More

Critical Reasoning: Scientific Reasoning

0 Credits

An introduction to key methodological ideas in the natural and social sciences… Read More

LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

0 Credits

LAUNCH provides students with an understanding of the world of work… Read More

In your second year

History, Heritage & Memory

30 Credits

This course introduces students to the history of historical writing… Read More

One course from:

The History of Political Thought

30 Credits

This course will be an exercise in the history of political thought.… Read More

How to Govern Well

30 Credits

This course is an exploration of key writers in the History of Political Thought… Read More

One course from:

The City in American Political Life

30 Credits

This course examines the role played by cities in American political and social life … Read More

A Long Civil Rights Movement?

30 Credits

This course examines black political protests against racial discrimination in the US… Read More

Plus:

Law of Tort

30 Credits

Learn all about the law of Tort and its increasing use in statute… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Science Literacy: Physics, Cosmology, Biology

0 Credits

Physics, Cosmology, Evolutionary Biology and Neuroscience literacy… Read More

Science Literacy: History of Science

0 Credits

Introduction to several key episodes in the history of science… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More

In your third year

Two courses selected from the following four options:

Heap of Shot or Pot of Treacle?

30 Credits

This course will examine the way in which British society was transformed … Read More

The Crusades

30 Credits

This course will investigate the history of the crusades… Read More

Early Modern History

30 Credits

This course explores early modern history, topics to be covered might involve cross-c… Read More

Plus:

Power & Politics

30 Credits

This course is designed to offer an opportunity for students to consider history… Read More

Law of the European Union

30 Credits

An understanding of the key constitutional and substantive elements of EU Law… Read More

The NCH Diploma

Applied Ethics: Ethics in Public & Profession

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

Applied Ethics: The Good Life

0 Credits

A series of lectures on major ethical challenges and alternative responses… Read More

LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

0 Credits

Advanced Capabilities course runs over students’ final two years at the College… Read More