Ancient History

Ancient History explores the civilisations of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. These civilisations faced many of the problems encountered by the modern world and attempted to solve them.

In Ancient History you can study Greek and Roman history and history writing, Egyptian history, late antiquity, archaeology and art history, and the intellectual world of Greece and Rome.

Ancient History and your career

Graduates in Ancient History have moved on to careers in journalism, teaching, public relations, and human resources.

Study options in Ancient History

Ancient History is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. It is taught by Classics and Ancient History in the School of Humanities, along with Classical Studies, Greek and Latin.


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