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Ancient History and German (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
4 years
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About this course

Examine German culture past and present while studying ancient history. You'll spend your third year abroad practising your language skills. Studying the ancient world at Southampton offers you the opportunity to learn in an engaging, supportive and highly successful research environment. You'll have the choice of a vast range of topics from ancient Egypt to the rise of Islam in the Middle East.

You'll gain a deep understanding of the German language and German history, society and culture.

In this course, you can:

  • spend your third year immersed in German language and culture as an English language assistant (British Council), studying at a partner university (Erasmus) or on an approved work placement

  • learn from leading experts in fields related to the ancient world (including history, archaeology, ancient and modern languages and literature, philosophy and film)

  • study linguistics and language patterns

  • challenge yourself by learning Latin or Ancient Greek

Course location

This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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