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

  • Medieval and Renaissance Latin Hexameter Poetry


Tutorials from English Language and Literature

  • Beowulf and its Cultural Background
  • Chaucer, Langland, and Gower
  • English Literature, 1100–1509
  • Old English Literature
  • Old Norse
  • Special Authors: Medieval and Renaissance Romance


Tutorials from History

  • Conquest And Frontiers: England and the Celtic Peoples, 1150–1220
  • English Chivalry and the French War, c.1330 – c.1400
  • General History II (476–750)
  • General History III (700–900)
  • General History IV (900–1122)
  • General History V (1122–1273)
  • General History VI (1273–1409)
  • General History VII (1409–1525)
  • History of the British Isles I: c.370–1087
  • History of the British Isles II: 1042–1330
  • History of the British Isles III: 1330–1550
  • The Carolingian Renaissance
  • The Crusades


Tutorials from History of Art

  • Anglo-Saxon Archaeology of the Early Christian Period, 600–c.750
  • Byzantine Art: the Transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, 500–1100
  • Gothic Art through Medieval Eyes
  • The Carolingian Renaissance


Tutorials from Modern Languages

  • Early French Texts Prescribed for Study as Examples of Literature
  • Early Prescribed Italian Authors
  • Early Russian Texts Prescribed for Study as Examples of Literature
  • French Literature to 1530
  • Late-Medieval Responses to Le Roman de la rose
  • Linguistic Studies II: Old High German
  • Medieval German Culture to 1450: Texts, Contexts and Issues
  • Medieval Italian Literature, 1220–1430
  • Portuguese Literature to 1540
  • Portuguese Medieval Prescribed Texts
  • Russian Literature to 1660


Tutorials from Musicology

  • Topics in Music History before 1750


Tutorials from Philosophy

  • Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas
  • Medieval Philosophy: Duns Scotus and Ockham


Tutorials from Theology

  • Augustine: Life and Thought
  • English Church and Mission, 597–754
  • History and Theology of the Church in the Byzantine Empire, 1000–1453
  • Islam I: The Classical Period of Islam
  • The Development of Doctrine in the Early Church to 451
  • The History and Theology of Western Christianity 1050–1350



  • English language and literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Theology