Ancient History

Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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This degree focuses on Greek and Roman history, principally on the period from 776 BC to AD 480. You select from wide-ranging topics in ancient history, ancient culture and archaeology. You can also study classical languages, with optional Greek or Latin language modules at beginners' or advanced level.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeV110
Institution code N21
Campus nameMain Site (Newcastle)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB - AAB Excluding General Studies
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Overall DDD - DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits P: 0 credits 5 Level 3 credits should be History or History-related.
Scottish Higher AABBB - AAABB Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 - 32 points To include three subjects grade 5 or above at Higher Level.
Extended Project If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H2, H3 - H1, H1, H2, H2, H3
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M2 - D3, M2, M2

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £18000 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/
Ancient History at Newcastle University - UCAS