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BA (Hons)Ancient History

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Overview

Our Ancient History programme provides you with the chance to study a wide range of themes in the political, social, and cultural history of ancient Greece and Rome. You are introduced to important figures such as Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, or Augustus, and their military and political actions. You also learn about the social, economic, and cultural realities of life in Athens and Rome and you are challenged in your assumptions about the Classical World.

The degree provides you with the skills to read and analyse the surviving (and sometimes conflicting) evidence, allowing you to reach and present your own judgments convincingly on a variety of complex and controversial social,
political, and cultural issues. You will also have the opportunity to study Greek and/or Latin from beginners to advanced levels.

Subject is available through Honours. More information here

Programme structure

Programme Year One

Required modules include (15 credits each):

‘Warfare, Politics, and Society in the Greek World, 510-323 BC’
‘Hannibal to Nero: An Introduction to Roman History’
‘Greek Myth and Society’
‘Using Visual Culture’

Optional modules can include (15 credits each):

‘Worlds of Odysseus’
‘Virgil and the Age of Augustus’
Latin
Greek

Programme Year Two

Required modules include (15 credits each):

‘Politics of the Past’
‘Class’
‘World of Herodotus
‘Ruling the Roman Empire’

Optional modules can include (15 credits each):

‘Rebuilding Troy’
‘Rome in the Late Republic’
‘Representing Women’
‘Ovid’s Metamorphosis’
‘Politics and Culture in 5th century Athens’
‘Nature and Virtue
Latin
Greek

Programme Year Three

Dissertation (30 credits; required)

Optional modules can include (15 credits each):

‘Augustus and the Foundation of Empire’,
‘Rome’s West’,
‘Belief and Unbelief in Greek Religion’.
‘Augustus and the Foundation of Empire’
‘Seven against Thebes’
‘Rules for the Muses’
‘Luxuries and Consumption’

Career opportunities

Our graduates are well equipped for a wide variety of careers in fields as diverse as journalism, heritage management, law, the civil service, teaching, business, IT and tourism. You can also go on to undertake further study and research degrees and our past students have had marked success in gaining employment in universities and major museums, locally, national and internationally.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States