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BA Ancient History and History (For students entering from September 2024 onwards)

Year 3

(Award available for year: Bachelor of Arts)

Learning outcomes

On completion of Level 3, you will be able to:
1. demonstrate and apply coherent and detailed knowledge of Ancient History and History, describing and commenting on particular aspects of recent research in your historical specialism(s).
2. undertake independent study into a chosen topic or topics in Ancient History and/or History.
3. analyse in depth particular aspects of Ancient History and History: the aspect(s) involved will depend on choice of options.
Skills Learning Outcomes
On completion of Level 3, you will be able to:
1. demonstrate a conceptual understanding which enables you to construct, develop and sustain an argument, accurately deploying standard techniques of analysis and enquiry within the discipline.
2. independently locate and make appropriate use of scholarly literature and primary sources.
3. initiate, research and complete an extended piece of work or project.
4. conform to disciplinary boundaries and norms where applicable, and recognise the uncertainty, ambiguity and limitations of knowledge in the discipline.


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme. These may include an extended research project, essays, presentations, source analysis exercises, commentaries, creative writing exercises, computer exercises, virtual exhibitions and exams.


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