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Ancient History and Classical Archaeology (Distance Learning)

36 months
6335 GBP/year
6335 GBP/year
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When it comes to understanding the past, two disciplines are often better than one. In this Ancient History and Classical Archaeology BA degree at University of Leicester, you’ll study the ancient and classical worlds through both textual and material remains, with the added flexibility of working from home.


Programme Aims

This Ancient History and Classical Archaeology course offered at the University of Leicester will introduce you to key issues in the study of the past through textual and material remains, encouraging you to reflect on the contrasting and complementary images that these approaches create. You will be introduced to two ancient languages and develop your skills in textual analysis and interpretation of archaeological information.

We will provide you with an intellectually challenging and stimulating curriculum that draws on the full expertise of members of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History and our proven track record of delivering archaeology by distance learning. Our courses will enable you to gain the transferable skills necessary for successful career development or further academic study. As a result, our courses are highly valued by employers, who recognise the key transferable and subject-specific skills gained.

Careers and employability

Our courses are designed to enable you to develop your skills and knowledge, whether to enhance your career prospects, proceed to further study, or for general interest.

Our modules cross the traditional academic boundaries of archaeology and ancient history, enabling you to gain a wider knowledge in your chosen area.

Employability skills are embedded throughout our curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Aims and Methods in Archaeology
  • Classical Archaeology
  • Roman History
  • Greek History
  • Languages for Ancient History
  • Later Prehistory
  • Archaeology of Egypt, Nubia and the Middle Nile

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Our distance learning Archaeology and Ancient History courses do not have formal entry requirements – you just need to demonstrate an active interest in archaeology and ancient history and a genuine commitment to putting the time in to study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6335 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19005 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    6335 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19005 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.


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