Swansea University

Ancient History, BA (Hons)

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Singleton park (Wales)
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  • Singleton park (Wales)
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Description

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The BA Ancient History studies the Greek and Roman worlds.
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Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Entry Requirements Our standard entry requirement is BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

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What you'll learn on the course

Mandarin
Arabic
Greek
Welsh
Latin
Staff
Ancient History
Art

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

Some of our modules run in alternate years. The modules listed below are taught in the current year. We also teach: Roman Popular Culture; Archaic Greece; Armies and Enemies of Imperial Rome; Gender in the Roman World; Beyond Mainland Greece: Asia in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods; Alexander and the Hellenistic world; Roman Love Poetry; The Greek Romance: Sea, Sun and Sex; Homer and Heroism.

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameCLH100Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Greek History and SocietyCLH150Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Rome from Village to Empire: An Introduction to Roman History

Optional Modules

Compulsory Selective Modules

Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You must choose at least one of the following modules. To enrol in a TB2 Latin or Greek module, you MUST enrol in the corresponding TB1 module. Staff can advise on the appropriate level of Latin or Greek modules on request. Students should not take modules in more than one beginning ancient language in the year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCLC101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Of Gods and Heroes - Greek MythologyCLC102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Ovid's Metamorphoses. The Transformations of MythologyCLC103Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Ancient Philosophy and RhetoricCLG101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Beginning Greek Language ICLG102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Beginning Greek Language IICLG105Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate Greek Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) ICLG106Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate Greek Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) IICLG125Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Greek 1 (Level 1)CLG126Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Further Greek 2 (Level 1)CLH145Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Greek and Roman Art and ArchitectureCLL101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Beginning Latin Language ICLL102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Beginning Latin Language IICLL105Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate Latin Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) ICLL106Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate Latin Language (post-GCSE or equivalent) IICLL125Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Latin 1 (Level 1)CLL126Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Further Latin 2 (Level 1)

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Optional Modules - Ancient History

Choose Maximum Of 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select enough optional modules to make your total credits up to 120 for the whole year (after your compulsory modules). Students may take 20 credits of Languages for All modules. To enrol in a TB2 Egyptian modules you MUST enrol in the corresponding TB1 module. Students should not take modules in more than one beginning ancient language in the year. Students taking CLE122 cannot also take CLE112.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCLE112Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Beginning Middle Egyptian 1 (Year 1)CLE113Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Beginning Middle Egyptian Language 2 (Year 1)CLE120Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Introduction to Ancient Egyptian History and Civilisation 1CLE121Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Ancient Egyptian History and Civilisation 2CLE122Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Ancient Egyptian Language for Archaeology (1st year)CY-140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 1CY-141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 2HIH117Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Medieval Europe: an introductionHIH118Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Early Modern World, 1500-1800HUA101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Theories of WarHUA102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20War and Warfare in the Modern WorldMLA140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 1MLA141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 2MLF140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - French 1MLF141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - French 2MLG140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - German 1MLG141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - German 2MLI140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 1MLI141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 2MLS140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 1MLS141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 2MLZ140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 1MLZ141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 2

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameCLH284Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Writing Ancient History

Optional Modules

Compulsory Selective modules

Choose Minimum Of 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select at least 3 x 20cr and up to 5 x 20cr modules from the following. To enrol in TB2 Latin or Greek modules, you MUST enrol in the corresponding TB1 module, Staff can advise on the appropriate level of Latin or Greek modules on request. Students should not take more than one beginning ancient language in the year.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCLC211Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Plato's RepublicCLG203Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate Greek Language I (post-Beginning Greek Language)CLG204Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate Greek Language II (post-Beginning Greek Language)CLG221Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Beginning Greek Language ICLG222Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Beginning Greek Language IICLG225Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Greek 1 (Level 2)CLG226Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Further Greek 2 (Level 2)CLG227Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Advanced Greek 1 (Level 2)CLG228Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Advanced Greek 2 (Level 2)CLH2005Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Set in Stone? Inscribing and Writing in AntiquityCLH2006Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Imperial Image: Roman Emperors and Empresses in History, Literature and Art from Augustus to the Severans.CLH2007Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Roman EconomyCLH215Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Archaic Greece (Level 2)CLH216Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Armies and Enemies of Imperial RomeCLH227Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Kings, Tyrants and Lawgivers in Ancient GreeceCLH267Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender in the Roman WorldCLH268Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Beyond Mainland Greece: Asia in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods.CLH297Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Alexander and the Hellenistic worldCLL203Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate Latin Language I(post-Beginning Latin Language)CLL204Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate Latin Language II(post-Beginning Latin Language)CLL221Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Beginning Latin Language ICLL222Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Beginning Latin Language IICLL225Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Latin 1 (Level 2)CLL226Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Further Latin 2 (Level 2)CLL227Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Advanced Latin 1 (Level 2)CLL228Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Advanced Latin 2CLP202Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Schools work placement: Teaching ancient history and ancient languages

AND

Optional Module Choices

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select any modules from this list to complete a total of 120 credits spread evenly across the year. You may select 2 x 20cr modules or 1 x 20cr module and 2 x 10cr Languages for All modules, which must be taken in corresponding pairs.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCLC200Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Roman Love PoetryCLC203Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Greek Romance: Sea, Sun and SexCLC205Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Homer and Heroism: HomerCLC206Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Reading Classical CivilisationCLE230Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Egyptomania: The reception of ancient Egypt from Antiquity to the present dayCY-140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 1CY-141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 2MLA140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 1MLA141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 2MLF140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - French 1MLF141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - French 2MLG140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - German 1MLG141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - German 2MLI140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 1MLI141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Italian 2MLS140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 1MLS141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Spanish 2MLZ140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 1MLZ141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 2

Year 3 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameCLD300Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)40Classics, Ancient History, Egyptology Dissertation

Optional Modules

Selective Modules

Choose Minimum Of 80 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select at least two and up to four of the following 20 credit modules: To enrol in a TB2 Latin or Greek module you must enrol in the corresponding TB1 module. Staff can advise on the appropriate level of Latin or Greek modules on request.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCLC312Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Plato's RepublicCLG321Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate Greek Language ICLG322Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate Greek Language IICLG325Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Greek 1 (Level 3)CLG326Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Further Greek 2 (Level 3)CLG327Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Advanced Greek 1 (Level 3)CLG328Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Advanced Greek 2 (Level 3)CLG329Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Advanced Greek 3CLG330Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Advanced Greek 4CLH3005Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Set in Stone? Inscribing and Writing in AntiquityCLH3006Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Imperial Image: Roman Emperors and Empresses in History, Literature and Art from Augustus to the Severans.CLH3007Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Roman EconomyCLH367Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Gender in the Roman WorldCLH368Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Beyond Mainland Greece: Asia in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods.CLH369Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Italy before the RomansCLH388Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Late Antiquity; The Transformation of the Roman World AD 250-600CLH393Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Archaic GreeceCLH397Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Alexander and the Hellenistic worldCLL321Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate Latin Language ICLL322Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate Latin Language IICLL325Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Further Latin 1 (Level 3)CLL326Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Further Latin 2 (Level 3)CLL327Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Advanced Latin 1 (Level 3)CLL328Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Advanced Latin 2 (Level 3)CLL329Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Advanced Latin 3CLL330Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Advanced Latin 4CLP309Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Schools work placement: Teaching ancient history and ancient languages

AND

Optional Module choices

Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : select any 20 credit modules from this list to complete a total of 120 credits spread equally accross the year

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceCLC300Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Roman Love PoetryCLC303Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Greek Romance: Sea, Sun and SexCLC305Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Homer and Heroism: Homer


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