Classical Archaeology and Ancient History BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Classical Archaeology and Ancient History BA (Hons)

If you are fascinated by the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome and keen to develop transferable skills such as critical analysis then this course is for you.

Taught by a variety of internationally recognised experts, Ancient History offers the opportunity to study the history of Greece and Rome in the Classical period (600 BCE to 700 CE). Over three years you will delve into the politics, events and developments underpinning our understanding of many aspects of historical societies and, indeed, our own culture. You will explore themes, key periods and problems in Gre...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

22/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Royal Holloway
University Of London
Egham Hill
Egham

Application Details

Course Code

VV41

Institution Code

R72

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,B,B

Access to HE Diploma

D:24,M:21,P:0

Access must be in a related subject area. Please note that the Access to Higher Education Diploma will only be acceptable if the applicant has had a considerable break from education.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Grades 5,5,5 at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall

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

DDM

BTEC must be in a related subject

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

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

We require at least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9 - 4 including English and Mathematics.

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

DDD

BTEC must be in a related subject

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

DM

BTEC must be in a related subject plus one A level grade B

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

B,B,B

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Applicants with the Cambridge Pre-U are strongly encouraged to apply to Royal Holloway. Offers will be made on the basis of equivalent A-Level grades as can be found on the Royal Holloway website.

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

Requirements are as for A-levels where one non-subject-specified A-level can be replaced by the same grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate

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

D

Plus two A-Levels graded B,B

A level

B,B,B

A,B,B

- Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. - Socio-economic factors which may have impacted an applicant’s education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £23,800

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