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Ancient History (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Duration
3 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Avenue
UCAS course code
V102

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.

This course will support you to follow your interests in ancient history and the ancient world in depth.

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.

On this course you can:

  • learn 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

Course location

This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.