University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Ancient History University of Wales Trinity Saint David Degree level: Undergraduate

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Five key reasons to study Ancient History at UWTSD:

1. We offer to our students a wide choice of different modules and topics, spanning from Archaic Greece to the Late Antique Roman Empire.
2. All students are taught in small groups, with interactive lectures, one-to-one tutorials, and seminars
3. The course follows an innovative immersive learning approach
4. All our staff are research active and experts in their field meaning we can offer teaching that is cutting edge and informed by the latest developments in the subject
5. Students have the opportunity to choose elective modules from all other humanities subjects and topics

Course details

Modules

The Ancient History scheme allows you to study a wide range of topics covering not only fascinating figures like Alexander the Great, but also basic aspects of everyday life, such as bathing, dining​, performing religious rituals, warfare and the economy.

In the first year, modules can be taken on a wide range of periods and themes; in the second and third years, we offer specialised modules on all aspects of Graeco-Roman history so that you can gain in-depth knowledge in areas of particular interest to you. Options are also available to study select modules in the wider Faculty of Humanities, for example in ancient Egyptian culture and history, ancient Chinese History, Bronze Age archaeology or Celtic Civilisations. All students have the opportunity to pursue their interests and conduct their own research in the second-year independent project and the third-year dissertation.

Assessment method

A degree in Ancient History involves a wide range of assessment methods. In addition to traditional gobbet work, essays and in class tests, you will be assessed through bibliographic exercises, presentations – oral and PowerPoint-based, at both individual and group level – creation of abstracts, reflective reports, in-house conference papers, article reviews, take-home exams, group wikis, creation of project plans and, of course, the dissertation. This variety of assessment helps develop skills in presenting material in a clear, professional and lucid manner, whether orally or in writing.

This breadth of assessment type creates variety in the student experience, allowing you to explore the subject in different ways, and also embeds within the Ancient History programme the specific employability skills desired, indeed required, by employers today.


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 T80
Campus name Lampeter Campus
Campus code L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £11,500 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David
College Road
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP


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0300 500 5054


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