For this thematic concentration select one primary tutorial, one secondary tutorial, and one integrative seminar (normally from the discipline of your primary tutorial).  These courses are in addition to the British landscape course for which you choose case studies appropriate to your thematic concentration when in Oxford.

More information on each tutorial is available by downloading the tutorial descriptions for each subject.


Tutorials from Classics

  • Alexander the Great and his Early Successors, 336–302 BC
  • Art under the Roman Empire, AD 14–337
  • Religions in the Greek and Roman World, c.31 BC–AD 312
  • Roman Archaeology: Cities and Settlement in the Roman Empire
  • Rome, Italy and Empire under Caesar, the Triumvirate, and Early Principate, from 46 BC to AD 54


Tutorials from English Language and Literature

  • Special Authors: Post-Colonial Literature


Tutorials from History

  • A Comparative History of the First World War, 1914–20
  • Conquest And Frontiers: England and the Celtic Peoples, 1150–1220
  • General History XV (Britain’s North American Colonies from Settlement to Independence, 1600–1812)
  • General History XVI (From Colonies to Nation: the History of the United States, 1776–1877)
  • General History XVII (The History of the United States since 1863)
  • General History XVIII (Imperial and Global History, 17501914)
  • Imperialism and Nationalism, 1830-1980
  • Intellect and Culture in Victorian Britain
  • Medicine, Empire, and Improvement, 1720–1820
  • Nationalism in Western Europe, 1799–1890
  • Nationalism, Politics and Culture in Ireland, c.1870–1921
  • Revolution and Empire in France, 1789–1815
  • The American Empire 1823–1904
  • The Crusades
  • The Near East in the Age of Justinian and Muhammad, 527–c.700


Tutorials from History of Art

  • Art under the Roman Empire
  • Intellect and Culture in Victorian Britain


Tutorials from Modern Languages

  • The Literature of Portuguese-Speaking Africa
  • The Portuguese Expansion in Asia
  • Twentieth-century Portuguese and Brazilian Women Writers
  • Varieties of Portuguese



  • Classics
  • English language and literature
  • History