Not too easy. Not too difficult.
The exams are all located in the book and lectures. Lots of reading will help you survive this course.
My highlight would be in the Egyptian age. You learn about the pharaohs and how they conquered.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
Do it. It might seem like a lot of work in the first few weeks but you just need to get into a groove and continue to work hard and it will become easier and easier.