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Current undergraduates

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

 

History and Modern Languages Tripos

The History and Modern Languages Tripos consists of three Parts: Part IA, Part IB and Part II.

In 2017-18, the first year of operation, only Part IA will run.

PART IA

Students will offer

Two History papers, to be chosen from:

  • Paper 12 - European history, 776 BC–AD 69
  • Paper 13 - European history, 31 BC–AD 900
  • Paper 14 - European history, 900–c. 1215
  • Paper 15 - European history, 1200–1520
  • Paper 16 - European history, 1450–1760 
  • Paper 17 - European history, 1715–1890
  • Paper 18 - European history, since 1890
  • Paper 19 - History of political thought to c. 1700
  • Paper 20 - History of political thought from c. 1700 to c. 1890 
  • Paper 21 - Empires and world history from the fifteenth century to the First World War
  • Paper 23 - World History since 1914

For their language courses, students will take one of the following options:

- Option A (ab initio) Russian:

  • Paper A1 - Introduction to the foreign language 1: Use of the foreign language (SLA1)
  • Paper A2 - Introduction to the foreign language 2: Translation from the foreign language (SLA2)
  • Paper A3 - Introduction to the foreign language 3: Introduction to culture/literature of the foreign language (SLA3)
  • Oral examination A

 

- Option B (post A Level or equivalent) languages: French, German, Russian, and Spanish. This will include the below examinations:

  • Paper B1 - Use of the foreign language (FRB1; GEB1; SLB1; SPB1)
  • Paper B2 - Translation from the foreign language (FRB2; GEB2; SLB2; SPB2)
  • Oral examination B
  • Introductory Scheduled Paper relating to the language concerned (Fr.1; Ge.1; Sl.1; Sp.1).