An introduction to the study of Europe, from Greek antiquity to the European Union. Discusses European notions of self, state and citizen, and how these have established the idea of Europe.
Ideal for students whose careers in cultural studies, media, international law, education, global commerce, international languages, literary studies or history will involve Europe and its many cultures.
|Paper title||Introduction to European Studies|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for 2019 have not yet been set|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Suitable for all students with an interest in the emergence of the idea of Europe and in tracing key elements of Europe's cultural heritage. All material is taught in English.
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Dr Simon Ryan
- To be advised.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- At the end of the paper, students will have received a basic grounding in the question of European identity from a range of political, social, historical, literary, philosophical and cultural perspectives. They will be able to progress to higher-level study in the disciplines taught in the Division of Humanities; they will also be able to connect their study with the core papers of the minor and major in European Studies, for which this paper provides an introduction.