(ARCH033) Britain in the Bronze Age: Later Period – Farmsteads, Hoards and Hierarchy, 1600BC-800BC

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Please note that the next run of this course will be in 2025

Course start date: Monday 13th January 2025
Course end date: Friday 20th March 2025
Early Bird Price: £135

Tutor: Dr Tina Tuohy
Course Code: ARCH033
Level: Non-accredited, non-credit bearing
Assessments/Exams: None. Throughout the course you will be given ideas and questions to respond to in the online discussion area. Participation in online discussion is encouraged, but not compulsory.
Duration: 10 weeks
Estimated Student Study Time: 2 – 5 hours per week are recommended, but time spent is flexible and at your discretion.
Fee: £150.00
Pre-Requisite Course(s): None
Delivery: Online Distance Learning
Late Entrants: If this course is not full by the start date then late entrants will be accepted for up to two weeks after the start of the course. As a late entrant you can choose to catch up on the material you have missed or you can skip the missed weeks and concentrate on the material at the point where you join the course, but unfortunately we cannot offer fee reductions or course extensions for late entrants.
Recommended Reading**: A list of suggested books and websites is provided within the course
Required Reading**: None

**Please note: All courses are subject to sufficient numbers of students registering before they are confirmed as running. Therefore, after booking your place you are advised not to purchase any texts until you have received confirmation that the course is running.

This course was previously taught by Dr Tina Tuohy when it was offered by the University of Exeter*. If you studied it with the University of Exeter* you might not wish to study it again with Learn for Pleasure as although we have revised and updated our courses where necessary, it will likely be substantively the same.

Syllabus Plan

Week 01. Introduction and Bronze Age Woodworking

Week 02. Later Bronze Age Metalworking

Week 03. Bronze Age Farmers

Week 04. Deverel Rimbury Settlements

Week 05. Fenland Settlements and North East Britain

Week 06. Dartmoor Settlements and Reaves

Week 07. Cornwall Settlements and land division

Week 08. Hoards, hierarchy and Ritual: Flag Fen

Week 09. Later Bronze Age Settlement

Week 10. Rise of Hill top Enclosures