UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the history and culture of the Netherlands in the early modern period, focusing on the Dutch Republic during its 17th'century efflorescence.

Course Modules

Core modules: Research skills seminar; literature of the dutch golden age; or 1 module on the history of dutch art; recent optional modules included:; dutch genre painting; from renaissance to republic: the Netherlands c.1555'1609; political thought in Renaissance Europe; signs, mind and society: early modern theories of language; the body between art and science; golden age kingship: theory and practice; transformation of Jewish culture in early modern Europe.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. The programme can accommodate beginners as well as advanced speakers of Dutch.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)