University of Wales Trinity Saint David has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Five reasons to choose Ancient and Medieval History:
• Wide range of modules, focusing on lots of different places, themes, subjects and people, from Nero to the Normans, Caesar to Chaucer, Plato to the Plantagenets
• Chance to study a broad sweep of history, all the way back to antiquity through to the Middle Ages
• Modules based on lecturers’ distinctive research expertise, such as the Roman Indian Ocean trade, ancient warfare, Alexander the Great, history-writing and memory in the Middle Ages, and Cistercian monasteries
• Hands-on approach which allows students to get to grips with manuscripts and chronicles
• Innovative immersive teaching in small groups and one-to-one tutorials
The programme is made up of the following combinations of core, compulsory and optional modules. These might alter a little from year to year owing to staff changes, curriculum development and recommendations following validation. However at level 4 there are 5 compulsory modules which give a strong grounding in the cultural and political history of the ancient and medieval worlds and prepare the student for further study, and a choice of 1 module from a range of 4 optional modules including fieldwork experience. At level 5 there are 5 compulsory modules on topics related to research in the two departments, including a research project module where each student designs a research project, and a choice of 1 module from a range of 7 optional modules. At level 6 each student will design and complete a research dissertation worth either 20 or 40 credits. In addition they will complete 4 compulsory research-led modules and a choice of 1 module from a range of 6 optional modules.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following types of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take-home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Lampeter Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|