UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Studying History at UCL gives you opportunities to explore the subject which are probably unrivalled anywhere else in the UK or Europe. This degree focuses on the ancient history of the Near East, Egypt and the Mediterranean world from the third millennium BC to late a

Course Modules

Year 1: Compulsory foundation courses: concepts and categories; reading history. All years: Students choose options, guided by a tutor, from a list of nearly 200 history papers in the department including: ancient Near'Eastern history; Greek history; Roman history; Hellenistic history; medieval history; ancient languages (Latin, Greek, Akkadian); Celtic history; Persian history. All courses for history (V100) and ancient history (V110) are available to students of both degrees.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA-A*AA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 84%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 83%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

89% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 38
Studying and working 6
Unemployed 7
Unknown 4

24% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 62%

Total Coursework: 38%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation