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BA Ancient History and History
BA Ancient History and History

BA Ancient History and History

  • ID:UOM440077
  • 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

  • AAB

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

  • ABB, including A in History or Ancient History

  • Typical International Baccalaureate offer

  • 35 points overall. 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects (including 6 in History or Ancient History)

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

Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for History (QS World University Rankings 2019).

Combine the study of the Greek and Roman worlds with medieval and modern history.

Discover medieval and contemporary history, stretching from Late Antiquity to modern day histories of globalisation.

Learn from passionate and committed historians at the cutting edge of their subjects.

Receive training in a variety of historiographical techniques, including specialisms vital to historical research.

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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

  • Cities and Citizens

  • History in Practice

  • Introduction to Mediterranean & Classical Archaeology

  • The Story of Britain

  • Virgil's Aeneid

  • Advanced Latin Language 1

  • Advanced Greek Language 1

  • Histories of the Islamic World

  • Capitalism in Historical Perspective: 1700-1913

  • States, Nations and Empires. Europe, c.1750-1914

  • New Testament Greek

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

  • Living and Dying in the Ancient World

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

  • Politics and Society in Classical Greece

  • Virgil's Aeneid

  • Through Cicero's Eyes

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

  • Roman Women in 22 Objects

  • Greek Tragedy

  • Greek Epic Poetry

  • Introduction to Ancient Philosophy

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

  • Advanced Latin Language 1

  • Advanced Greek Language 1

  • Advanced Latin Language 2

  • Advanced Greek Language 2

  • Ancient Greek Mythology

  • Exile

  • Imagined Worlds: Fiction and Desire in Latin and Greek Poetry

  • The Poetry of Ovid

  • Making of the Modern Mind: European Intellectual History in a Global Context

  • Winds of Change: Politics, Society and Culture in Britain, 1899 -1990

  • Independent Research Project

  • Late Imperial China: From the Jesuits to the East India Company

  • The Cultural History of Modern War

  • Crisis and Prosperity in Twentieth-Century Europe

  • Colonial Encounters: Race, Violence, and the Making of the Modern World

  • From Catastrophe to Crusade: Europe in the Aftermath of the Vikings

  • Biblical Hebrew

  • New Testament in Greek II

  • Jesus: From Jewish Messiah to Hollywood Idol

  • Key Thinkers in the History of Western Philosophy

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

You'll develop a range of transferable skills, including the ability to think logically and imaginatively, communicate effectively, and interpret, assess and evaluate information and data.

A popular route for our graduates is to pursue postgraduate study. Other recent graduates have gone on to employment within the BBC, Google, UK government departments, museums, law firms and a wide range of educational institutions, working as archivists, curators, teachers, marketers, managers and more.

Our award-winning Careers Service provides a wealth of tools, advice, development opportunities, and industry links specific to your subject. You'll have access to dedicated support throughout your studies and up to two years after graduation.

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