Five reasons to choose Ancient and Medieval History: • Wide range of modules, focusing on lots of different places, themes, subjects and people, from Nero to the Normans, Caesar to Chaucer, Plato to the Plantagenets • Chance to study a broad sweep of history, all the way back to antiquity through to the Middle Ages • Modules based on lecturers’ distinctive research expertise, such as the Roman Indian Ocean trade, ancient warfare, Alexander the Great, history-writing and memory in the Middle Ages, and Cistercian monasteries • Hands-on approach which allows students to get to grips with manuscripts and chronicles • Innovative immersive teaching in small groups and one-to-one tutorials
The programme is made up of the following combinations of core, compulsory and optional modules. These might alter a little from year to year owing to staff changes, curriculum development and recommendations following validation. However at level 4 there are 5 compulsory modules which give a strong grounding in the cultural and political history of the ancient and medieval worlds and prepare the student for further study, and a choice of 1 module from a range of 4 optional modules including fieldwork experience. At level 5 there are 5 compulsory modules on topics related to research in the two departments, including a research project module where each student designs a research project, and a choice of 1 module from a range of 7 optional modules. At level 6 each student will design and complete a research dissertation worth either 20 or 40 credits. In addition they will complete 4 compulsory research-led modules and a choice of 1 module from a range of 6 optional modules.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following types of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take-home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|