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This online course is ideal preparation for students thinking of studying history at university, exploring an extremely important period of British history and encountering a range of historical methods in the process.Online CourseInstant Start!4-6 hours studyAges 16+
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The Anglo-Saxon period in English history has often been dismissed as part of the Dark Ages that swept across Europe between the fall of the Roman Empire and the Italian Renaissance. Yet, as this course shows, Anglo-Saxon kings laid the foundations of the English nation and created some of England’s most cherished institutions against a constant threat of Viking invasion.
This course delves into this fascinating period of English history, a period that is often ignored by school syllabuses, yet one that is crucial to understanding the events that shaped the English nation to be as it is today. Looking at such key historical figures as Alfred the Great, Aethelstan the first king of England, and chroniclers such as the Venerable Bede, this course serves as an accessible introduction to this period of English history and to the study of the medieval period that followed.
|Course Pre-requisites||Advanced level of English|
An interest and enthusiasm for history, with particular reference to English history This course would suit students studying towards A-level History or equivalent.
|Course Level||For students applying to university to study history or related subjects|
|Prior Knowledge||No prior knowledge is required to take this course, just enthusiasm for the subject.|
|Workload||4-6 hours (further independent study is encouraged)|
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