About this course
Study global views on ancient, medieval and modern history with this joint honours ancient history and history degree. Learn how ancient civilisations inspired modern society and examine historical empires and cultures. You can also study literary transformations to develop an understanding of past societies.
You'll look at the different ways historians have approached the past, and study different periods in ancient and modern history. You'll cover the development of historical debates, ways of imagining the past, and topics ranging from ancient history to the war on terror.
As part of BA Ancient History and History you can:
learn from experts in the ancient world and history (including archaeology, ancient and modern languages and literature, and film)
spend time at a university abroad in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea or Australia
access document collections, including the Wellington, Palmerston and Mountbatten papers, and the Parkes archive, one of the largest Jewish documentation centres in Europe
learn Latin and Ancient Greek
The history and ancient history degree course combines lectures with small group seminars. You'll learn how to structure an argument, interrogate and contextualise evidence, and evaluate historical controversies.
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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