Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3162: Britain in the Middle East, 1798-1977

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

  • Introduction and overview
  • Theories of imperialism 1
  • Theories of imperialism 2
  • Theories of imperialism 3
  • Eastern Arabia, 1798-1977
  • Southern Arabia (Aden), 1837-1967
  • Egypt, 1882-1956
  • Sudan (the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium), 1899-1955
  • Iraq, 1914-58
  • Palestine, 1917-48
  • Transjordan, 1921-46

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 22Class discussion of themes and issues in the assigned readings and the interpretation of historical documents.
Guided Independent study40Reading the assigned readings
Guided Independent study40Writing reviews of the assigned readings
Guided Independent study48Researching and writing the essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE: http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/