About this course
Follow your interests in ancient history and gain specialist knowledge in your chosen areas of study. We offer you an engaging, supportive and successful research environment to study in. You'll learn about the ancient world and explore the foundations of how we live today. You'll study ancient history abroad for a year and experience another culture and gain new perspectives.
Ancient history is an interdisciplinary field, so you can study topics that you’re already passionate about, or choose to try something new.
You’ll have the choice of a wide range of topics from 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.
You'll study ancient history with year abroad at a university in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea or Australia in your third year.
On BA Ancient History with Year Abroad you can:
learn from experts in the ancient world (including history, archaeology, ancient and modern languages and literatures, philosophy and film)
carry out archaeological fieldwork and take part in study tours
develop your research and dissertation skills
learn Latin and Ancient Greek
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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