About this course
Learn about the ancient world and find ways to understand the foundations of how we live today. You'll develop specialist knowledge in your chosen areas of study and learn in an engaging and supportive research environment. You can also choose to spend time at a university abroad.
On this UK ancient history degree you'll study the ancient world in depth and we will help you to develop your career interests and discover ancient history degree jobs.
Ancient history is an interdisciplinary field, so you can study topics that you’re already passionate about, or choose to try something new.
Our wide range of topics cover ancient Egypt to the rise of Islam in the Middle East. You can also explore what happened during the conquests of Alexander the Great, and at the end of the Roman Empire.
Why study ancient history with us:
learn ancient history from experts on the ancient world (including history, archaeology, ancient and modern languages and literatures, philosophy and film)
gain experience of archaeological fieldwork and take part in study tours
develop your research and dissertation skills
challenge yourself by learning Latin and Ancient Greek
spend time at a university abroad in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea or Australia
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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