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Ancient History (with Foundation Year)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€21,207.62/year
2521 Points
Duration
4 Years
Language
English

Program Description

The foundation programme offers exciting and innovative content in the modules that deal with the notion and understanding of what it is to be human. You will explore what it is to be human using the humanities and social sciences, including a great variety of theory and literature delivered by academics within your full degree subject area. A final year project supervised from a subject expert in the Ancient History degree teaching team will allow you to explore an area of interest to you within your chosen discipline.

Note:
Fees for full time Undergraduate EU/International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
17
or
IB Diploma
32
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
A levels
C
or
IGCSE
C
or
TOEFL (internet based)
79
or
IELTS
6
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
56
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Student Visa
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Notes:

Alternative Entry Qualifications:

  • A level (or equivalent) typical offer: BBB

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.0
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 169
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Important Information:

  • For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of pre-sessional training programmes that you may take before starting your degree programme.

Curriculum

Foundation Year

Academic Writing and Skills Development

Introduction to Being Human

Introduction to Research and Social Inquiry

Personal Development Communication

Final Project Dissertation

History, Memory and the creation of Identity

Year 1

Compulsory Modules:

Greek History and Society

Rome from Village to Empire: An Introduction to Roman History

Compulsory Selective Modules:

Of Gods and Heroes - Greek Mythology

Beginning Greek Language I

Intermediate Greek Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) I

Further Greek 1 (Level 1)

Beginning Latin Language I

Intermediate Latin Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) I

Further Latin 1 (Level 1)

Ovid's Metamorphoses. The Transformations of Mythology

Introduction to Ancient Philosophy and Rhetoric

Beginning Greek Language II

Intermediate Greek Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) II

Further Greek 2 (Level 1)

Beginning Latin Language II

Intermediate Latin Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) II

Further Latin 2 (Level 1)

Optional Modules - Ancient History:

Introduction to Ancient Egyptian History, Society and Culture

Medieval Europe: an introduction

Theories of War

Myths and Symbols of Ancient Egypt

Early Modern World, 1500-1800

War and Society in the Modern Era

Year 2

Compulsory Selective modules:

Intermediate Greek Language I (post-Beginning Greek Language)

Beginning Greek Language I

Further Greek 1 (Level 2)

Advanced Greek 1 (Level 2)

Archaic Greece (Level 2)

Gender in the Roman World

Beyond Mainland Greece: Asia in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods.

Intermediate Latin Language I(post-Beginning Latin Language)

Beginning Latin Language I

Further Latin 1 (Level 2)

Advanced Latin 1 (Level 2)

Plato's Republic

Intermediate Greek Language II (post-Beginning Greek Language)

Beginning Greek Language II

Further Greek 2 (Level 2)

Advanced Greek 2 (Level 2)

Armies and Enemies of Imperial Rome

The Heirs of Rome: The Making of Christendom, Byzantium, and Islam in the Early Middle Ages, 400-800

Alexander and the Hellenistic world

Intermediate Latin Language II(post-Beginning Latin Language)

Beginning Latin Language II

Further Latin 2 (Level 2)

Advanced Latin 2

Schools work placement: Teaching ancient history and ancient languages

Optional Module Choices:

Roman Love Poetry

Reading Classical Civilisation

The Greek Romance: Sea, Sun and Sex

Year 3

Compulsory Modules:

Classics, Ancient History, Egyptology Dissertation

Selective Modules:

Intermediate Greek Language I

Further Greek 1 (Level 3)

Advanced Greek 1 (Level 3)

Advanced Greek 3

Beyond Mainland Greece: Asia in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods.

The History and Archaeology of Roman Britain

Archaic Greece

Intermediate Latin Language I

Further Latin 1 (Level 3)

Advanced Latin 1 (Level 3)

Advanced Latin 3

Intermediate Greek Language II

Further Greek 2 (Level 3)

Advanced Greek 2 (Level 3)

Advanced Greek 4

Monarchy: Ancient and Medieval

Pompeii and the Cities of Vesuvius (level 3)

Alexander and the Hellenistic world

Intermediate Latin Language II

Further Latin 2 (Level 3)

Advanced Latin 2 (Level 3)

Advanced Latin 4

Schools work placement: Teaching ancient history and ancient languages

Optional Module choices:

Roman Love Poetry

The Greek Romance: Sea, Sun and Sex

Plato's Republic

Careers

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:

  • Heritage and Tourism
  • Teaching
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Business and Management
  • Politics and Civil Service
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