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BA Archaeology and History
BA Archaeology and History

BA Archaeology and History

  • ID:UOM440026
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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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

  • AAA-AAB, including A in History

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

  • AAB, including History

  • Typical International Baccalaureate offer

  • 36 points overall. 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects (including 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 past cultures through the texts that framed their lives, and the landscapes, architecture and objects they made or inhabited.

Combine the best of both worlds: training in critical historical source analysis with practical archaeological methods.

Study at an internationally renowned centre for social archaeology, working on sites of global importance such as Stonehenge, Star Carr and Easter Island.

Explore Mancunium, the city's own Roman fort, and discover the University's on-campus archaeological, ancient historical and ethnographic collections at Manchester Museum.

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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.

  • Discoveries and Discoverers: Sights and Sites

  • Doing Archaeology 1

  • Constructing Archaic Greek History

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

  • The Making of the Mediterranean

  • The Story of Britain

  • The Odyssey

  • Modern China: from the Opium Wars to the Olympic Games

  • Histories of the Islamic World

  • Capitalism in Historical Perspective: 1700-1913

  • Imperial Nation: The Making of Modern Britain, 1783-1902

  • Forging a New World: Europe c.1450-1750

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

  • 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.

  • Thinking Archaeology

  • From Jamestown to James Brown: African-American History and Culture

  • 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

  • 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

  • Introduction to the History and Culture of Pharaonic Egypt

  • Weimar Culture? Art, Film and Politics in Germany, 1918-33

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

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

  • 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

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

  • From Cholera to COVID-19: A Global History of Epidemics

  • From Cholera to COVID-19: A Global History of Epidemics

  • The Crisis of Nature: Issues in Environmental History

  • Information visions: past, present and future

  • The Crisis of Nature: Issues in Environmental History

  • Information visions: past, present and future

  • Aesthetics and Politics of Italian Fascism

  • History of Modern Islamic Thought

  • Religion, Culture and Gender

  • Goddesses, Demons and Stories in South Asian History: From Early Epics to the Present Day

  • 100 Years of Revolution: Russia from Lenin to Putin

  • The Making of Modern Russia

  • The 1989 Revolutions and their Aftermaths

  • All about Eve: Encountering the First Woman from Antiquity to Today

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

All of our degrees place a strong emphasis on professional standards and ethical practice. 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, data manipulation and the ability to demonstrating an understanding of different cultures and societies.

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.

History is a popular and versatile degree subject that is highly regarded by employers. It offers routes into a range of careers, from finance and marketing to teaching and the media. Recent archaeology graduates have pursued careers as commercial archaeologists, heritage and environment officers, editors, broadcasters, journalists, accountants, writers and researchers.

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