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Ancient History and English BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 23-SEP-20
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  • Sandwich | Main Site | 4 Years | 23-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    V130

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    14th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    11th

    5 (History)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    170

  • Graduate Prospects

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    74

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.09

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    23-SEP-20

Course Summary

Ancient History offers you the chance to explore the Ancient Greeks and Romans, and the people they envied and emulated, traded with and invaded, through the study of their literature, architecture, art, material culture and a range of other sources. You’ll combine core and optional modules to gain an understanding of life in these unique societies as they evolved, as well as developing your own interests through investigating the ‘Athenian empire’, Sparta and the Peloponnesian League, and Rome from Republic to Empire.This prestigious degree allows you to explore the full range of poetry, prose and drama in English, from Old English and medieval literature to contemporary writing from around the world. Core modules will give you a thorough grounding in the development of literature in English over time, while optional modules enable you to develop specialist knowledge of topics that interest you. From Arthurian legends or Shakespeare to postcolonial fiction, there’s plenty of variety to choose from.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Extended Project

Grades / Points

AAB

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including A in English

University information

University Ranking

14th

About this University

The University of Leeds, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research. Its strong academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines provides a wealth of opportunities, and has a real cultural, economic and societal impact on the world. The university strives for academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by its values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.

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