What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAB. The following subjects are preferred: Ancient History; Classical Civilisation; English Literature; History; Classics: History of Art; Philosophy; Religious Studies.
SH: AAABB and AH: AB. The following subjects are preferred: Ancient History; Classical Civilisation; English Literature; History; Classics: History of Art; Philosophy; Religious Studies.
AB. The following subjects are preferred: Ancient History, History, Classical Civilisation, or English Literature.
overall to include 17 points at Higher Level.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers77%
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Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Our course is designed to provide you with a broad knowledge of the politics, economy and societies of the ancient Greeks and Romans. It aims to equip you with the skills necessary to locate, decipher and evaluate a range of historical sources, and to develop a sophisticated understanding of historical theory. You have the flexibility to combine core units on Greco-Roman culture with more specialised topics such as Ecology and History in the Ancient World, units on the reception of Greece and Rome, or the study of ancient languages. Teaching methods include lectures, small-group seminars, personal consultations, and a guided research project. These allow you to develop valuable skills in formal and informal writing, impromptu discussion and oral presentation. Our teaching also provides you with a basis for thinking about the economy, politics and culture of other periods and of modernity. There will also be the possibility for study abroad in the second year of the degree.
The University of Bristol is world-renowned with a reputation for academic excellence and has a vibrant student community that's passionate about everything from volunteering to hot air ballooning. Come to Bristol to earn a brilliant degree, develop interests and make life-long friends. It's easy to get involved: our students take part in 192 societies and 52 sports clubs.
How you'll spend your time
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How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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