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Pirates of the Caribbean and Beyond: The History of Pirates Apply Now

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Level: N/A

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 6

Hours: 2.00

Start: 27/09/2016

Days / Times: Various 18:30 to 20:30

Tuition (£): 60.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Participants will be introduced to the long history of piracy, from the ancient world to the present.

Entry requirements

You need to be aged 19+ but there are no formal entry requirements for this experience.

Course Content

1. Intro / Definitions / Overview of Class
2. Ancient Piracy
3. Queen Elizabeth: Pirate Queen
4. Henry Morgan and the Privateers
5. Caribbean / Atlantic History / Seaman / Gender and the Sea
6. Atlantic History / Golden Age of Piracy
7. Pirate Literature and Pop Culture
8. Modern Day Piracy

How will I be assessed?

There will be in-class discussion and an opportunity for questions.

No prior knowledge is required. Don’t worry - we will tell and show you all you need to know!

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Please bring a pen and paper or a laptop.


What can I do after this course?

Further Study

Further courses are to be announced.



* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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