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Ancient History BA (Hons)

University of Kent

Student rating
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( 4.1) 1909 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE Q800
The great strength of Ancient History is that it allows you to specialise in the study of the ancient civilisations of Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome that lie at the very heart of European culture and the cultures that border the Mediterranean. At Kent, you can study the history of these ancient civilisations inside one programme, or you can follow a broader pathway that engages the study of history with that of ancient literature or archaeology. You also have the opportunity to learn Latin or ... 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.
87th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
49th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
17th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-21
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
£21,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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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
59%
Classical Studies
41%
English Literature
33%
Psychology
18%
Government & Politics
17%

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Latest Ancient History reviews

Ancient History
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Dominic
10 Dec 18

Ancient History BA (Hons)

I have a pretty solid year and a half, become pres of my society and have enjoyed what I have learnt. Strikes annoyed...

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How Ancient History students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 5 reviews

5 star 0%
4 star 80%
3 star 20%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,909 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 46%
3 star 18%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Kent
CompUniGuide ranking
49th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
With two campuses in Canterbury and Medway, a part-time study centre in Tonbridge and postgraduate centres in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome, there are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe and many of their courses offer dual UK and European qualifications. Their outstanding teaching has been recognised in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) where we were awarded gold, the highest rating. Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. You can read the Statement of Findings online.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry, Darwin Road Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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