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Ancient History and Philosophy BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

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 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.With philosophy at Leeds, you can explore fundamental questions about how we understand the world: what’s the difference between belief and knowledge? Why are we here? How do we know what we know – and can we ever know anything at all? Through core and optional modules you’ll learn how to construct arguments and study key topics such as ethics and logic, as well as specialist knowledge in topics from ancient and moral philosophy to the ethics of life and death, philosophy of language or aesthetics.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 25

    22nd out of 52 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    148 72%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    14th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    153 72%

    18th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    33rd

    10

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