History and Classics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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( 4.2) 1319 reviews


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UCAS CODE VQ18
History is a perfect partner for classics, the study of the languages, literature, history, art, and the archaeology of ancient Greeks and Romans. Knowledge of and enquiry into the ancient world was vitally important in later periods of history, and knowledge of the classical world is an important tool for historians of all periods, places and themes. In history courses cover historical periods from the early Middle Ages to the most recent past; geographical regions including Britain and... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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98th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
23rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
4 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 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Classics graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Classics graduate salary
£20,000

History

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

History graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK History graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

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
English Literature
49%
Classical Studies
46%
History
46%
Classical languages
36%
Mathematics
18%

History

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£1,820 per year
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£20,950 per year
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Where you'll study

University of Edinburgh

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Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH8 9JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Edinburgh Waverley  0.3 miles away

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