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Ancient History (Hons)

University of Kent

36 months
17400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study the civilizations that fascinate you, develop new skills, and gain valuable experience ready for a wide range of careers from archaeology to the heritage industry. The Ancient History (Hons) program is offered at University of Kent.


Join world-leading experts, including practising archaeologists and historians. You’ll study history from the shores of Roman Britain to ancient Byzantium, in a journey through the ancient world, with options to explore literature or archaeology.

Located in the southeast of England, Canterbury is the home of classical scholarship in the UK, with ancient languages taught in the city since the seventh century. Benefit from our proximity to London and Europe, take advantage of all the resources on offer at Kent, such as close links with external organisations such as the Canterbury Archaeological Trust.  The Ancient History (Hons) program is offered at University of Kent.


In recent years, our graduates have found jobs in:

  • the museum and heritage industry
  • the civil service
  • education
  • archaeological fieldwork
  • librarianship
  • journalism

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern uses of Classical Mythology 
  • History of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Trajan 
  • Britain before the Caesars: The Archaeology of the Iron Age 
  • Love and Sex in Roman Society 
  • Everyday Life in the Roman Empire

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level

    ABB - BBB 

  •  Access to HE Diploma

    The University welcomes applications from Access to Higher Education Diploma candidates for consideration. A typical offer may require you to obtain a proportion of Level 3 credits in relevant subjects at merit grade or above.

  •  BTEC Nationals

    The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances. A typical offer would be to achieve DDM.

  •  International Baccalaureate

    30 points overall or 15 at HL

  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      17400 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 36 months.
    • National

      9250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
    • EU full-time £13000
    • Home part-time £4625
    • EU part-time £6500
    • International part-time £8700

    Living costs for Canterbury

    660 - 1140 GBP /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


    Scholarships are available for excellence in academic performance, sport and music and are awarded on merit. For further information on the range of awards available and to make an application see our scholarships website.

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