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Ancient History and English Literature BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Ancient History and English Literature explores Greek and Roman history and society, politics and empire, as well as gothic fiction, renaissance literature and creative writing. Studying this three-year BA degree opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.

With 97% of students in employment or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education 2017), our Ancient History and English Literature degree will put you in a great position to succeed in a variety of careers.

YOUR ANCIENT HISTORY AND ENGLISH LITERATURE EXPERIENCE

During your three-year Ancient History and English Literature degree you will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and The Society of Ancient Studies and History student society organises social and cultural events.

To enhance your employability prospects we offer work placements through the Literacy to Latin Project to Universities. These placements are within Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and charities only.

In your second year you can choose to take the module, Ancient and Historic Places, and you get the opportunity to go on a study trip or field project focusing on a specific region or place.

Our interdisciplinary approach means you make connections with a range of subject areas – from examining past cultures to covering over two millennia of history across the European continent and the Mediterranean world. You can tailor your degree to your own interests with a variety of topics to choose from.

ANCIENT HISTORY AND ENGLISH LITERATURE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will also learn to develop your ideas in a wide range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Recruitment
  • Heritage
  • Marketing
  • Business and Management

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 25 3

    26th out of 106 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    113 55%

    22nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    5th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    131 64%

    37th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    69th

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