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Classical Archaeology and Classical Civilisation BA (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: VQ48

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

For students interested in the classical world this degree provides a focus on the art and material culture of Greece and Rome. The programme includes a basic grounding in at least one classical language, fundamental aspects of archaeology, and field visits to develop a first-hand acquaintance with sites, museums and objects.

Your learning

You will be taught using a mixture of lectures, seminars and practical sessions, either field or laboratory-based. Full use is made of our extensive teaching and reference collections and close connections to the national museums and collections of London.

Assessment

Coursework, typically 1,500-2,500-word essays, is used to assess most modules. Most compulsory modulses and some optional modules involve an examination element too. The completion of 70 days' fieldwork is a requirement for all archaeology students. This includes a four-week study tour for Classical Archaeology students.

Careers

Throughout the degree, which includes 70 days of fieldwork, students develop the ability to work collaboratively and effectively within teams as well as working independently in order to execute research. Students develop strong research and analytical skills and an appreciation of the importance of recovering primary data through practical experience.

Students learn to communicate effectively verbally, visually and in writing to diverse audiences and develop a sensitivity to different cultures. Our graduates go on to work in a diverse range of fields from archaeology (fieldwork, research and academia), heritage, museums, the UK civil service and police, law, engineering, business - the possibilities are extremely wide and varied.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 27,540per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 32 8

    7th out of 25

    9th out of 106 2

    5th out of 52

    10th out of 13 1

  • Entry standards

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    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    7th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    169 82%

    5th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    11th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    178 87%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 83%

    47th

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    180 85%

    5th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    34th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    173 88%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    7th

    6

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