The Age of Augustus

Module code: AH2551

Module co-ordinator: Dr Andy Merrills

In this module you will explore the key political, cultural and social changes which took place during the reign of Augustus, and consider the contrasting modern interpretations of this period.


    This is studied by distance learning. Teaching materials will include a module handbook and set readings, some of which may be delivered through Blackboard.


    • Essay, 3,000 words (70%) - you will be provided with an introductory bibliography but will be expected to research more deeply
    • Source criticism, 1,500 words (30%)