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 English Language and Literature

  • Victorian Literature (1832–1900)


Tutorials from History

  • Culture and Society in France from Voltaire to Balzac
  • General History XI (1789–1871)
  • General History XII (1856–1914)
  • 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)
  • Historiography: Tacitus to Weber
  • History of the British Isles VI: 1815–1924
  • Imperialism and Nationalism, 1830-1980
  • Intellect and Culture in Victorian Britain
  • Modern Japan, 1868–1972
  • Nationalism in Western Europe, 1799–1890
  • Political Theory and Social Science c.1780–1920
  • The American Empire 1823–1904
  • The Authority of Nature: Race, Heredity, and Crime, 1800–1940
  • The First Industrial Revolution, 1700–1870


Tutorials from History of Art

  • Intellect and Culture in Victorian Britain


Tutorials from Modern Languages

  • French Literature from 1715 to the Present
  • French Literature, 1530–1800
  • Modern German Literature, from 1730 to the Present: Texts, Contexts and Issues
  • Modern Prescribed Authors I: Pushkin, Gogol, Mandel’shtam, Mayakovsky, Bulgakov
  • Modern Prescribed Authors II: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Solzhenitsyn
  • Russian Drama of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
  • Russian Literature, 1820–1953


Tutorials from Musicology

  • Topics in Music History after 1700


Tutorials from Philosophy

  • History of Philosophy from Descartes to Kant
  • Post-Kantian Philosophy


Tutorials from Theology

  • Christian Life and Thought in Europe and the English-Speaking World, 1789–1921



  • English language and literature
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Theology