Advanced Old English

Module code: EN3160
Module co-ordinator: Dr Philip A Shaw

In this module, you will learn how to translate Old English with facility and precision, and also how to analyse the linguistic characteristics of Old English texts. We will assess the value of different kinds of textual material as evidence for the phonology of Old English.


  • 20 hours of seminars
  • 13 hours of guided independent study


  • Online language tests (20%)
  • Essay, 2,000 words (40%)
  • Linguistic analysis, 2,000 words (40%)