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Ancient History and Biblical Studies MA (Hons)

University of St Andrews

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    VV16

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    3rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    4th

    (History)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    196

  • Graduate Prospects

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    71

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.26

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Ancient History - Ancient History explores the history of Greece and Rome, and neighbouring peoples such as the Persians and Carthaginians. Students study the period from the beginning of Greek writing and urbanism in eighth century BCE through to the collapse of the western Roman empire in the fifth century CE. Geographically the subject is centred on the Mediterranean world, but at times extends from the Persian Gulf to the Clyde and from the Crimea to the Sahara.

Biblical Studies - Biblical Studies provides an opportunity to explore the profound influence that the Christian and Jewish Scriptures have had on Western civilisation. Your studies will focus on the Old Testament and New Testament, but you will also encounter a large number of other Jewish and Christian writings from these periods, such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. The MA course is particularly suited for those wanting a wider range of options across Arts subjects, but who still want to give most of their attention to Divinity. Many students choose to take Biblical Studies alongside subjects such as ancient history or classical studies in order to study important texts within the wider context of the ancient world, or with English in order to discover the way in which biblical ideas and themes have found their way into literature.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

AAA

Details

Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

3rd

About this University

The University of St Andrews, founded in the 15th century, is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world. It has established a reputation as one of the world's leading research and teaching centres over the last 600 years. Today, the university offers a flexible degree structure based on the student's choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.

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16 St Katharine's West

St Andrews

KY16 9AX

UNITED KINGDOM