University of Leicester

Ancient History and History University of Leicester Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

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This is for you if you want to study the foundations upon which modern history stands, covering the great civilisations of antiquity and the nations that rose in the wake of their demise.

Course details

Modules

In your first year you will split your studies equally between ancient history and history. In your second year you will continue to balance your studies equally between the two subjects. In your final year you will delve into areas of greatest interest to you.

Assessment method

Assessment is through exams and essays, source analyses, group projects and presentations.


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

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

Course code V110
Institution code L34
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits Pass the diploma with 45 credits at level 3. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Scottish Higher Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2
Extended Project Considered alongside other qualifications.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points Including a minimum of 16 points at Higher Level.
Minimum of 4 in SL Maths or 3 in HL Mathematics, or 5 in Maths Studies required if grade C/4 not held at GCSE.
Minimum of 4 in SL English Language required if grade C/4 not held at GCSE.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside other qualifications.
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Considered alongside other qualifications.

GCSE: English and Maths at grade C/4.

When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the programme of study and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including previous examination results.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The tuition fee for home and EU students is reviewed annually and for the academic year 2019/20 it is £9,250. The fees for following years have not yet been decided but are likely to increase each year in line with inflation, subject to government regulations. The inflation rate used will be RPIX, which includes all the items in the Retail Price Index, excluding mortgage payments. For your information, the inflation rate used by the Government when increasing the tuition fee from £9,000 to £9,250 was 2.8%. For further information about fees and funding please see the following page of the University website: https://le.ac.uk/student-life/undergraduates/fees-funding

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University of Leicester
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Leicester
LE1 7RH


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