University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic

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Course summary

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If you’re fascinated by medieval history, literature and languages, and you relish the prospect of doing your own research using original source materials, this course – unique in the UK to Cambridge – will appeal. Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic (ASNC) focuses on the history, material culture, languages and literature of the peoples of Britain, Ireland and the Scandinavian world in the earlier Middle Ages.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

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

15 October

*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

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

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level A*AA Typical A Level offer: A*AA
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 40 - 42 points 776 at Higher Level

www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/anglo-saxon-norse-and-celtic. Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements. Applicants are required to take a pre-interview written assessment at the end of October at an authorised assessment centre local to them (for most students, your local assessment centre is likely to be your own school/college). Please note that your assessment centre must register you for the pre-interview assessment (you can't register yourself) by 15 October - if you're not registered by this date, you won't be able to take the pre-interview assessment and your application to the University of Cambridge won't be valid (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Cambridge pre-interview written assessment. Applicants will be required to sit a written assessment in October. Advance registration is essential. Please see website for further details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees for Home, EU, and international students, please refer to: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/fees-and-finance/tuition-fees
Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic at University of Cambridge - UCAS