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BA Ancient History and Archaeology
BA Ancient History and Archaeology

BA Ancient History and Archaeology

  • ID:UOM440081
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£19,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,180.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£500.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£19,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,180.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£500.00
Estimated Total/program:
£95,040.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • Typical A-level offer

  • ABB

  • Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)

  • BBB

  • Typical International Baccalaureate offer

  • 34 points overall. 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects

English Requirement

  • All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency. 

  • The minimum English Language requirement for this course is either:

  • GCSE English Language grade C  /  4, or;

  • IELTS 7.0, or;

  • An acceptable equivalent qualification.

Course Information

Learn about the ancient Mediterranean empires and the Greek and Roman worlds alongside the archaeology of Britain and wider Western Europe.

Study ancient languages - taking you right from basics or developing an existing expertise to a higher level.

Gain knowledge of two complementary approaches to the past while developing key skills in analysis and interpretation.

Study at a top 10 UK university for Archaeology (Complete University Guide 2019).

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Course units for year 1

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

  • Constructing Archaic Greek History

  • From Republic to Empire: Introduction to Roman History, Society & Culture 218-31BC

  • Discoveries and Discoverers: Sights and Sites

  • Living and Dying in the Ancient World

  • Introduction to Mediterranean & Classical Archaeology

  • The Making of the Mediterranean

  • The Story of Britain

  • Stories and Storytelling in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds

  • Cities and Citizens

  • Understanding the Past: Human Stories through Science

  • Virgil's Aeneid

  • Doing Archaeology 1

  • Intensive Greek 1

  • Intensive Latin 1

  • Advanced Latin Language 1

  • Advanced Greek Language 1

  • Intensive Greek 2

  • Intensive Latin 2

  • The Odyssey

  • Standing on The Shoulders of Giants: Foundations for Study in The Arts

Course content for year 2

Course units for year 2

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

  • The Conquering Hero: The Life, Times and Legacy of Alexander The Great

  • The Roman Empire 31BC - AD235: Rome's Golden Age

  • Politics and Society in Classical Greece

  • People Behind the Patterns

  • Thinking Archaeology

  • Intensive Greek 1

  • Intensive Latin 1

  • The Emergence of Civilisation: Palaces, Peak Sanctuaries and Politics in Minoan Crete

  • CAHAE Long Essay

  • Doing Archaeology 2

  • Roman Women in 22 Objects

  • Origins and Transformations: Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Europe

  • The Archaeology of Ritual

  • The Roman Outlook: Hellenisation & Roman Values, 200BC - AD100

  • Introduction to the History and Culture of Pharaonic Egypt

  • Advanced Latin Language 1

  • Advanced Greek Language 1

  • Intensive Greek 2

  • Intensive Latin 2

  • Advanced Latin Language 2

  • Advanced Greek Language 2

Course content for year 3

Course units for year 3

  • The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Study with us and you'll combine academic and practical skills with a truly interdisciplinary mix of humanities and science training.

We have pioneered innovative assessments that relate to the skills employers want to see in graduates, including rigorous intellectual skills of interpretation, research and analysis, and data manipulation.

You'll have the opportunity to become a regular volunteer at the University's own Manchester Museum and multiple award-winning Whitworth Art Gallery, gaining invaluable cultural sector expertise. You'll also undertake archaeological fieldwork, ethnographic research or a museum placement with us, either here in the UK or overseas, building your experience of practical archaeology as well as key leadership, communication and creative problem-solving skills.

Recent graduates have become commercial archaeologists, heritage and environment officers, editors, broadcasters, journalists, accountants, writers and researchers.

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