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Ancient History and Religious Studies (BA)

  • VVQ1

3 years (Full-time) / n/a (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

With the option to specify further in the second and third years of the course, this degree is ideal for those who want to examine the often-intrinsic relationship between ancient civilization and the world of religion. There is also the option to specialise further in tailored modules from each academic school.  Religion has been part of human experience from the earliest traces of human existence, and this joint honours degree will ensure a developed understanding of the relationship between religion and the ancient world, whilst additionally providing a range of important transferable skills in both disciplines.

Key Facts

UCAS Code VVQ1
Duration 3 years
How to apply www.cardiff.ac.uk/howtoapply
Accreditation  
Typical places available The School of History, Archaeology and Religion admits around 260 students each year  to its undergraduate degree programmes
Typical applications received 1650
Scholarships & Bursaries www.cardiff.ac.uk/scholarships
Fees www.cardiff.ac.uk/fees
Typical A-level offer ABB
Admissions Tutors Religious Studies: Dr Will Johnson
Ancient History: Dr Shaun Tougher
Tel Number Religious Studies: 029 2087 9313
Ancient History: 029 2087 6228
Email address

Religious Studies: JohnsonWJ@cardiff.ac.uk     
Ancient History: toughersf@cardiff.ac.uk

School website  www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profile of Ancient History on our website.

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profile of Ancient History on our website.

Welsh language teaching

The department provides significant opportunities for learning and teaching through the medium of Welsh. Subject to staff availability, seminar teaching in Welsh is available on some or all of the major core courses, and at least one Welsh language option is offered in Years Two and Three. Welsh language supervision is also available for long essays (Exploring Historical Debate) and dissertations, and students may elect to write all or some of their assessed work and examinations in Welsh.

Typical A-level Offer ABB. Three A levels, excluding General Studies. Two AS subjects may be considered in lieu of a third A-Level.
Typical WBQ Offer Advanced Diploma with a pass in the Core and grades AB in GCE A-Level subjects
Typical Int Bacc Offer Contact the School for detailed information
Other Applications from those offering alternative qualifications are welcome. Please see detailed admissions and selection criteria for more information.

A list of commonly accepted alternative entry qualifications and admissions and selection criteria for this degree programme can be read here.

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profile of Ancient History on our website.

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Dr Shaun Tougher  

Telephone: +44 (0) 29 2087 0903 

Fax:  

Email: TougherSF@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

School Contact

Name: Dr Will Johnson (Religious Studies) 

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 6698 

Fax:  

Email: JohnsonWJ@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/share/aboutus/religion/index.html

More information

School of History, Archaeology and Religion