The Romans in Britain

Ref: C2338087

This course will look at why they came, stayed, what they did and how they were received with the help of literary sources, archaeology and remaining structures and artifacts.

Course aim

To provide students with an overall view through different types of evidence of the identity and influence of the Romans in Britain.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • The course is for anyone interested in the Romans generally

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • To visit Roman sites with greater knowledge and appreciation
  • Identify the reason for the invasion and occupation
  • Describe the changes in Britain brought about by an occupying power
  • Be able to recognise and describe to visitors what remains of Roman Lincoln

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • You could progress to Higher Education courses. Follow link to the PEARL website for information http://pearl.open.ac.uk/

Download full course outline

The Romans in Britain Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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