University of Warwick

Degree level: Undergraduate

Ancient History and Classical Archaeology

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Course summary

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Why Warwick? The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration. We’ve built a strong reputation for upholding the highest academic and research standards. Today, more than 27,000 students thrive in a supportive, welcoming space where everything you need to study, live and have fun is close to hand. Explore what Warwick has to offer, and you’ll develop a skillset that sets you apart, and sets you up to succeed. What that success looks like is up to you. The course This course will enable you to pursue your interest in the history, archaeology and art of the ancient world. It looks at the societies and cultures of the ancient Mediterranean through their written texts, visual art and material remains, from grand temples, monuments and villas to the humble residues of everyday life. You’ll benefit from many hands-on learning experiences, including handling authentic ancient coins, recreating the experience of a Greek symposium using replica vases, visiting historical sites and museums in the UK, and taking part in our annual classical play, which is staged at a professional theatre and played to a public audience of over a thousand people. You will have the opportunity to study topics such as Greek democracy, the Roman cultural revolution under Augustus, the Roman Near East, or ancient global history, in modules specifically focused on Greco- Roman history, art, archaeology and architecture. You will take either Latin or Ancient Greek in your first year, and study four modules per year.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeVV14
Institution code W20
Campus nameMain Site
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 AAB To include grade C/grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics. Offers exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Home fees are provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2021/22. Islands fees are set at the level of Home fees so are also provisional pending government confirmation of fee levels for 2021/22. There have been no decisions on EU fee status for those commencing study in 2021/22, following the UK's full withdrawal from the EU. International fees vary depending on course. Please refer to https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/overseasfees/ and search for your course. Students commencing with Warwick Business School on a Foundation Year or undertaking a Graduate Entry Medicine degree (MB ChB) should refer to https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/ for confirmation of their fees. Please refer to the following link for the latest information on tuition fees (https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/).
Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at University of Warwick - UCAS