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



3 Years

Start Date



Durham City

Course Address
Palatine Centre

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


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


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


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)


Additionally an A Level in History at grade A

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


To include History

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma


Additionally an A Level in History at grade A

Scottish Advanced Higher


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

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal


Must include History.

Extended Project

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

A level


History at grade A. Ancient History is acceptable as one of three A levels but History A level must also be taken.

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.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £25,500

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