Ancient History at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Explore diverse cultures and societies across the ancient world in this fascinating degree. You’ll study the civilisations of ancient Greece, Rome, Persia and beyond, analysing their political, cultural and social histories, how they’ve been received and interpreted by other cultures, and how we understand their world today. Alongside great historical figures, you’ll study the lives of ordinary people, including subordinate groups in the ancient world and think critically about the evidence available to us. You’ll gain knowledge of historical research methods, archaeology, literary analysis and life in ancient Greek and Roman society. Optional modules will allow you to focus on topics such as classical literature, early Islamic history or Ancient Greek and Latin.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.

Entry requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any component

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Ancient History at University of Leeds - UCAS