Archaeology and Ancient History BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Archaeology and Ancient History BA (Hons)

In our interdisciplinary BA in Archaeology and Ancient History, you will study a wide range of societies and cultures in the ancient Mediterranean, Europe and the Near East, from the Bronze Age through to the Byzantine Empire, including Greeks, Romans, Persians, Egyptians, Etruscans, Celts and Carthaginians. By combining approaches from archaeology and ancient history, you will learn how to understand these societies from different perspectives, as well as acquiring practical skills such as archaeological excavation, surveying, illustration and public outreach. Our modules enable yo...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

22/09/2025

Campus

Main Site - Cardiff

Course Address
30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE

Application Details

Course Code

VVC4

Institution Code

C15

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

31

32

32-31 overall or 665 in 3 HL subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Accepted subjects: Humanities or Social Science subjects. We will consider BTECs in alternative subjects alongside other academic qualifications and any relevant work or volunteer experience.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

You must have: - English language or Welsh language at GCSE grade C/4 or an equivalent (such as A-levels). If you require a Tier 4 visa, you must ensure your language qualification complies with UKVI requirements.

Extended Project

A

For applicants taking the EPQ qualification, an A in the EPQ can be recognised to lower the entry requirements by a single grade. For example, an AAB offer would be “AAB from 3 A-levels or ABB from 3 A-levels and a grade A in the EPQ”. Please note that any subject specific requirements must be met.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

The Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in place of one A-level at the A-level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

A level

A,B,B

B,B,B

T Level

Acceptance of T Levels for this programme will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Academic School. Consideration will be given to the T Level grade/subject and grades/subjects achieved at GCSE/Level 2.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,000
EU, International £22,700

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