Reformation! Europe In The Age Of Religious War, 1517-1618 HIST4109

  • Academic Session: 2014-15
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
  • Typically Offered: Either Semester 1 or Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

Over the course of the sixteenth century the supremacy of the Catholic Church was shattered by the Protestant Reformation, and with it the religious unity of western culture. This course offers a survey of the European Reformation and the ways in which it irrevocably altered the social and religious fabric of Western Europe.


Two one-hour sessions per week; This is one of the honours options in History and may not run every year

Requirements of Entry

Available to all students fulfilling requirements for Honours entry into History, and by arrangement to visiting students or students of other Honours programmes

Excluded Courses






Coursework - class essay (2,000 words) (20%)

Coursework - seminar presentation (6%) seminar contribution (4%)

Examination - 120 minutes duration (70%)

Main Assessment In: April/May