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Ancient History at Bristol gives you the flexibility to combine core units on Greco-Roman culture with more specialised topics. In the first two years you will take core units exploring the ancient Greek and Roman world, the sources of information available and the different approaches employed by modern scholars. You will also choose from optional units on ancient language, literature, philosophy, art, and political, social or cultural history.
There is the possibility of studying abroad for one semester in the second year.
In your third year you will choose units from a range of special subject seminars, based on our academics' wide range of research interests. In co-operation with a supervisor, you will research and write a dissertation on a topic of your choice. You may also take the Applied Classics unit and plan, market and execute a project aimed at presenting the ancient world to the wider public, with a member of staff acting as adviser.
Find out more about the course structure and units available for Ancient History: https://www.bris.ac.uk/unit-programme-catalogue/RouteStructure.jsa?byCohort=N&ayrCode=19%2F20&programmeCode=1CLAS008U
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
|A level||AAB - BBB||
Standard offer: AAB
Contextual offer: BBB
Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||DDD Distinctions may be requested in specified units.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities/Humanities and Social Sciences, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Additional written work may be required.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB||Standard Higher: AAABB|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, M2 - M2, M2, M2||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 - 31 points||
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level.
Contextual offer: 31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level.
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB||Advanced Higher: AB|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.|
European Baccalaureate: 80% overall
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2019/ancient-history/ba-ancient-history/
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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0117 394 1649