London History: From Tudor To Victorian Times

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 135 Conc £51 Full £275 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Friday 14:00 - 16:00 12 MAC 10/01/2020 03/04/2020 HH2100

What will the course cover?

This course consisting of twelve weekly sessions will explore the growth and development of London from Tudor to Victorian times. Session 1 10/01/20 Introduction & Tudor London (Part 1) English Renaissance & Reformation. Session 2 17/01/20 Tudor London (Part 2) Royal Residences and Palaces. Session 3 24/01/20 Tudor London (Part 3) Life in Tudor London. Session 4 31/01/20 Stuart London (Part 1) Inigo Jones and Development of Stuart London. Session 5 07/02/20 Stuart London (Part 2) London & The English Civil War. Session 6 14/02/20 Stuart London (Part 3) The Plague & Great Fire of London. Session 7 28/02/20 Georgian London (Part 1) Growth and Development of Georgian London. Session 8 06/03/20 Georgian London (Part 2) Immigrants and Artisans. Session 9 13/03/20 Georgian London (Part 3) Life in Georgian London. Session 10 20/03/20 Victorian London (Part 1) The Great Stink & Victorian Urban Planning. Session 11 27/03/20 Victorian London (Part 2) Charles Dickens' London. Session 12 03/04/20 Victorian London (Part 3) Life in Victorian London

Who is the course for?

Anyone interested in learning more about London's history from ancient times to the present.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

None but your English should be good enough to be able to follow the lectures, participate in class discussions and do some background reading.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Have a much more detailed knowledge of the development of London's history from Tudor to Victorian times

How is the course organised?

12 two-hour long sessions with each one focusing on a particular aspect of London's history (from political developments to social and cultural aspects). Towards the end of the course the tutor and students will discuss the possibility of a London tour to see first hand some of the sites covered during the sessions.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Some reading is recommended but it is not a requirement.

How will my progress be assessed?

By your contribution in class.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

The next course: 20th Century London. Tutor will advise

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

No other costs. A notebook and a pen to write down notes.

What support is available?

Ask at reception if you have any additional needs or requirements