Ancient, Medieval and Modern History BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Ancient, Medieval and Modern History BA (Hons)

This joint degree enables you to combine modules from our Ancient History course with modules in medieval and modern History offered by the Department of History. The balance between the two departments is broadly equal, but by the third year you can weight your choice of modules more to one side than the other, depending on your interests.

In your first year we will introduce you to the world of the ancient Greeks and early imperial Rome, seen from a variety of perspectives (not just historical), and to different forms of evidence. This will prepare you for a wide range of...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

30/09/2024

Location

Durham City

Application Details

Course Code

V101

Institution Code

D86

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A*,A,A

Specific subjects/grades required for entry: History at grade A. Ancient History is acceptable as one of three A levels but History A level must also be taken. Specific subjects excluded for entry: General Studies and Critical Thinking. Information: Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to take and pass this as a condition of entry. This refers only to English A Levels.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,A

We will normally make offers based on Advanced Highers. If an applicant has not been able to take 3 Advanced Highers, offers may be made with a combination of Advanced Highers and Highers, or on a number of Highers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

We require 60 credits with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3 (or equivalent). At least 12 credits must be taken in History at Level 3 and passed with distinction.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

38

With 666 in higher level subjects, including History, Ancient History is only acceptable in conjunction with History.

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

D*DD

Additionally an A Level in History at grade A OR BTEC Extended diploma DDD, and an A Level in History at grade A* Where A Levels are unavailable we also accept IB Higher Levels and Cambridge Pre-U’s as an alternative. Please contact us if you have a different Level 3 qualification you wish to use.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H1,H2,H2,H2,H2

To include History

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

D*DD

Additionally an A Level in History at grade A OR OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDD, and an A Level in History at grade A* Where A Levels are unavailable we also accept IB Higher Levels and Cambridge Pre-U’s as an alternative. Please contact us if you have a different Level 3 qualification you wish to use.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A,A

General information on subjects/grades required for entry: Must include History.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D2,D3,D3

Must include History.

Extended Project

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

T Level

At Durham we welcome applications from students of outstanding achievement and potential from all educational backgrounds.  We will consider applicants studying T level qualifications for entry to many of our courses. Where a course requires subject specific knowledge and this is not covered within the T level being studied, you may need to supplement your T level studies with a suitable qualification to meet this requirement, for example at A level.  Where this is needed this will be clearly stated in our entry requirements. Detailed entry requirements can be found on individual course entries on our courses database https://www.durham.ac.uk/study/.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £24,000

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