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
  • Greek Art and Archaeology, c.500–300 BC
  • Religions in the Greek and Roman World, c.31 BC–AD 312


Tutorials from English Language and Literature

  • Beowulf and its Cultural Background
  • English Literature, 1509–1642
  • Old English Literature


Tutorials from History

  • From Julian the Apostate to Saint Augustine, 350–95
  • Intellect and Culture in Victorian Britain
  • Literature and Politics in Early Modern England
  • Nobility and Gentry in England, 1560–1660
  • Scholasticism and Humanism
  • The Carolingian Renaissance
  • The Crusades
  • The Near East in the Age of Justinian and Muhammad, 527–c.700
  • Theories of War and Peace in Europe, 1890–1914
  • Witch-Craft and Witch-Hunting in Early Modern Europe
  • Women, Gender, and Print Culture in Reformation England, c.1530–1640


Tutorials from History of Art

  • Anglo-Saxon Archaeology of the Early Christian Period, 600–c.750
  • Intellect and Culture in Victorian Britain
  • The formation of the Islamic world, 550–900


Tutorials from Philosophy

  • Augustine, Early Christianity, and Late Antique Philosophy


Tutorials from Psychology

  • Psychology of Religion


Tutorials from Theology

  • Archaeology in relation to the Old Testament
  • Augustine: Life and Thought
  • Bhakti, Vernaculars (Hinduism II)
  • Brahminism (Hinduism I)
  • Buddhism in History and Society
  • Christian Life and Thought in Europe and the English-Speaking World, 1789–1921
  • Early Buddhist Doctrine and Practice
  • Early Syriac Christianity
  • English Church and Mission, 597–754
  • History and Theology in Western Christianity, 1500–1619
  • History and Theology of the Church in the Byzantine Empire, 1000–1453
  • Islam I: The Classical Period of Islam
  • Islam II: Islam in the Modern World
  • Issues in Theology, 1789–1921
  • Judaism I: The Formation of Rabbinic Judaism
  • Judaism II: Judaism in History and Society
  • The History and Theology of Western Christianity 1050–1350
  • The Nature of Religion
  • The Sociology of Religion
  • Varieties of Judaism 100 BC–AD 100



  • Classics
  • English language and literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Theology