Ancient History and History BA (Hons)

University of Reading

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE V117
With BA Ancient History and History, go on a journey through your favourite historical periods, from ancient Greece through Medieval Europe to Cold War Britain, with our highly regarded and award-winning teaching staff.This course enables you to study the classical world alongside modern history. Ancient History gives you an understanding of the cultures and societies of the Greek and Roman worlds, a period spanning from 2000 BC to around 600 AD, while modern history focuses on the era from the ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
109th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
36th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
24th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-22
Full Time
3 Years

Classics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Classics graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Classics graduate salary
£20,000

History

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK History graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Classics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
60%
Classical Studies
51%
English Literature
32%
Psychology
16%
Religious Studies & Theology
13%

History

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Domestic. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Other UK. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£19,500 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£19,500 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.

Latest Ancient History reviews

Ancient History
B
Bethan
18 Jan 19

Ancient History BA (Hons)

Love the course, but it gets...
B
Bethan
04 Jan 19

Ancient History BA (Hons)

It's rather stressful, big workload but...

Review breakdown

Overall rating
  • Overall Rating
  • Students' Union
  • Societies and Sports
  • Accommodation
  • Uni Facilities
  • Course and Lecturers
  • Local life
  • Job Prospects
  • Student Support

How Ancient History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 14 reviews

5 star 8%
4 star 85%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,739 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 58%
3 star 15%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Reading
CUG ranking
36th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Reading has a single aim: to make the world a better place for all. By helping to tackle global challenges – from the climate crisis, sustainability, and world hunger, to natural disasters, mental health, and the pandemic – they are working towards everyone’s tomorrow, a mission in which their students are integral. For students who are passionate about delivering a brighter future, for everyone and everything, Reading is a university that’s doing something about it. The university believes that learning goes beyond the transfer of knowledge, and they strive to continually increase their global reach. Their research – 98% of which is rated of international standing in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 – has real-world impact and can directly benefit students’ learning. The discoveries made one day could be heard in lecture theatres the next.

Where you'll study

University of Reading

Room 208 Pepper Lane Reading
Wokingham
RG6 6AH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Basingstoke  0.3 miles away

Other courses at this uni you might like