These generally provide an overview of a large geographical region and/or a long time span and are taught over two terms, normally by weekly 1-hour lectures and discussion classes (of c. 15 students).
Assessment is usually by one coursework essay of 2,500 words (25%) and one 3-hour examination (75%). In addition, tutors will require students to make other contributions, including informally-assessed written work.
Please note that one-term only affiliate students take the 15-credit versions of Survey modules. The assessment pattern for these half-year versions are listed on the UCL Module Catalogue pages, the main 30cr versions are hyperlinked below.
The modules below are due to run in the 2021/22 academic year:
Please note: This module description is accurate at the time of publication. Amendments may be made prior to the start of the academic year.
- HIST0197 Age of Revolution: European History 1815-1870
- HIST0162 Ancient and Medieval China
- HIST0178 British History c.1850-1997
- HIST0164 Bronze Age States in the Ancient Middle East
- HIST0185 Colonial and Revolutionary North America 1607-1787
- AMER0078 History and Politics of Latin America c.1930 to the Present
- HIST0490 History of Modern Germany 1815-1990
- HIST0488 History of Russia 1598-1856
- HIST0483 History of the Habsburg Monarchy 1700-1918
- HIST0128 History of the Modern Middle East
- HIST0721 History of the Soviet Union
- HIST0698 Kingdoms of Gold - Southern Africa, 1867-2012
- HIST0033 The First European Union? Christendom 1187-1321
- HIST0212 The Global Economy since 1700
- HIST0154 The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the end of the Attalid Kingdom
- HIST0156 The Roman Republic, c.350 BC - 44 BC