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Ancient History explores and examines Greek and Roman civilisations, which may appear distant, but remain influential even today, and studying this four-year BA degree opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.
The foundation year gives you an exciting introduction to higher education, exploing the humanities and social sciences before progressing to the full degree programme. It’s ideal if you need a little more support after further education or you are returning to education after a gap.
You’ll have the chance to explore Greek and Roman history and society, architecture and archaeology, warfare and empire, gender, religion, politics and economics, and you can learn Greek or Latin language.
With 94% of students in employment or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education 2017), our Ancient History degree will put you in a great position to succeed in a variety of careers.
WHY ANCIENT HISTORY WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR AT SWANSEA?
Based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the Gower Peninsula, Ancient History at Swansea is highly rated by students and employers:
- UK Top 15 Graduate Employment (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)
- Overall satisfaction rating of 95% in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS)
- A final year project supervised from a subject expert in the Education degree teaching team will allow you to explore an area of interest to you within your chosen discipline
Your degree programme will be delivered through lectures, tutorials and seminars and you will have the option to study a semester abroad in either USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong or Singapore.
If you prefer to stay closer to home, and you want to enhance your student experience and career prospects, you can gain teaching experience by leading workshops for the South West Wales Reaching Wider Partnership.
YOUR ANCIENT HISTORY WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EXPERIENCE
During your foundation year you will explore what it means to be human – studying a range of humanities and social science topics to introduce you to university-level study.
You will start the degree course in your second year, after progression from the foundation year, you will focus on the political, social and cultural history of the Greek and Roman world as well as the transition from Classical antiquity to the Medieval world.
During your four-year Ancient History degree you will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and The Society of Ancient Studies and History student society organises social and cultural events.
To enhance your employability prospects we offer work placements through the Literacy to Latin Project to Universities. These placements are within Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and charities only.
In your second year you can choose to take the module, Ancient and Historic Places, and you get the opportunity to go on a study trip or field project focusing on a specific region or place.
ANCIENT HISTORY WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Almost 94% of Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology Single and Joint Honours Graduates from Swansea University are in work and / or further study six months after graduation (93.6% – HESA Performance Indicator sourced from the DLHE survey 2013/14.)
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
- Media and Public Relations
- Business and Management
- Politics and Civil Service