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

  • Art under the Roman Empire, AD 14–337
  • Conversion of Augustine
  • Historiography (Greek and Roman Authors)
  • Religions in the Greek and Roman World, c.31 BC–AD 312
  • Roman Archaeology: Cities and Settlement in the Roman Empire


Tutorials from History

  • From Julian the Apostate to Saint Augustine, 350–95
  • General History I (285–476)
  • General History II (476–750)
  • Historiography: Tacitus to Weber
  • History of the British Isles I: c.370–1087
  • The Near East in the Age of Justinian and Muhammad, 527–c.700


Tutorials from History of Art

  • Anglo-Saxon Archaeology of the Early Christian Period, 600–c.750
  • Art under the Roman Empire
  • Byzantine Art: the Transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, 500–1100
  • The formation of the Islamic world, 550–900


Tutorials from Philosophy

  • Augustine, Early Christianity, and Late Antique Philosophy


Tutorials from Theology

  • Augustine: Life and Thought
  • Early Syriac Christianity
  • English Church and Mission, 597–754
  • Islam I: The Classical Period of Islam
  • Judaism I: The Formation of Rabbinic Judaism
  • The Beginnings of the Church and its Institutions to AD 170
  • The Development of Doctrine in the Early Church to 451



  • Classics
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Theology