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Course summary

Why Study Ancient History at Kent?Inspirational Teaching: 95% of final-year Classics students who completed the National Student Survey 2022 were satisfied with the overall quality of their course and Classics at Kent was ranked 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction by The Complete University Guide 2023. • Study in historic Canterbury: The centre of major historical events from Julius Caesar’s first landing in Britain and the arrival of Saint Augustine, to the Norman Conquest and the rise of Chatham Dockyards as the engine of the British Empire • Explore beyond Greece and Rome: Delve into the history and culture of Ancient Egypt, the Carthaginian and Seleucid Empires, the Celts, and the Mediterranean in antiquity • Travel back in time: Enrich your knowledge and see historic sites first-hand, led by world-leading experts. Immerse yourself in history on a tour of Hadrian’s Wall or a visit to Rome and Pompeii • Kickstart your career: As a Kent graduate, you will be ready to construct and lead engaging arguments, be quick to recognise context and skilled to propose alternative solutions. And your wide-ranging work with historical sources will improve your ability to think critically, take part in debate and make informed decisions. This means Kent’s History graduates are ready to step into a career of limitless opportunities, so you can effect change in the places you want to see it. • Expand your Horizons: In a competitive market, having something that differentiates you from the crowd is a real plus. This course provides the option to study abroad or work in industry for a year, demonstrating flexibility in your outlook and displaying enthusiasm and a drive to succeed in new environments.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q800
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18600 Year 1
International £18600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Ancient History at University of Kent - UCAS