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BA Ancient History
BA Ancient History

BA Ancient History

  • ID:UOM440076
  • 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 from experts in the fields of Greek and Roman history and explore topics as diverse as ancient medicine, Greek philosophy, Egyptology and epigraphy.

Study Latin and/or Greek, starting from beginner, intermediate or advanced level.

Optional units allow you to explore related subjects such as ancient literature, religion, philosophy, art, archaeology, and modern history.

Study at a top ten UK university for arts and humanities (QS World University Rankings 2019).

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Course units for year 1

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  • Constructing Archaic Greek History

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

  • Cities and Citizens

  • Introduction to Mediterranean & Classical Archaeology

  • The Making of the Mediterranean

  • The Story of Britain

  • Stories and Storytelling in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds

  • Virgil's Aeneid

  • Intensive Greek 1

  • Intensive Latin 1

  • Advanced Latin Language 1

  • Advanced Greek Language 1

  • Intensive Greek 2

  • Intensive Latin 2

  • The Odyssey

  • Mapping the Medieval

  • An Introduction to the Medieval World

  • New Testament Greek

  • Bible in Ancient and Modern Worlds

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

  • Ice Age to Baroque: Artworks in History

  • 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

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

  • Intensive Greek 1

  • Intensive Latin 1

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

  • CAHAE Long Essay

  • Roman Women in 22 Objects

  • Greek Tragedy

  • Introduction to Ancient Philosophy

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

  • Introduction to the History and Culture of Pharaonic Egypt

  • Art and Aesthetics

  • Advanced Latin Language 1

  • Advanced Greek Language 1

  • Intensive Greek 2

  • Intensive Latin 2

  • Advanced Latin Language 2

  • Advanced Greek Language 2

  • Exile

  • The Stuff of History: Objects Across Borders, 1500-1800

  • Biblical Hebrew

  • New Testament in Greek II

  • Jesus: From Jewish Messiah to Hollywood Idol

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;

  • interpret, assess and evaluate information and data;

  • propose ideas and theories;

  • lead and participate in discussions;

  • work independently and to deadlines;

  • and demonstrate an understanding of different cultures and societies.

Recent graduates have entered a variety of professional fields including law, archaeology and education, with employers including:

  • BBC

  • Google

  • UK government departments

  • museums

  • law firms

  • educational institutions

Others have gone on to further study, undertaking taught master's and postgraduate research degrees in similar and related fields.

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