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History and Ancient History 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-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Ancient History and History explores gender and women’s history; Greek and Roman history and society, modern British social history, health and medicine and you can learn Greek or Latin language.

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.

YOUR ANCIENT HISTORY AND HISTORY EXPERIENCE

During your three-year Ancient History and History 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.

ANCIENT HISTORY AND HISTORY 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
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Heritage and Museums
  • Politics
  • Business and Management
  • Law and Public Services

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • 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 24

    37th out of 90 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    107 54%

    22nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    14th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    3rd

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    126 65%

    34th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    31st

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    33rd

    3

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