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Ancient History BA Hons

History and Archaeology and History at Royal Holloway, University of London:
3.33 / 5
STUDY MODEFull-Time
LENGTH3 years course
LEARNINGOn Campus
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Ancient History BA Hons

If you are fascinated by the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome and keen to develop transferable skills such as critical analysis then this course is for you.

Taught by a variety of internationally

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30th September 15

Ancient History, BA Hons FullTime

I love the choice and variety in the course. From what I have seen of the lecturers, they are very interesting and inspiring

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30th September 15

Ancient History, BA Hons FullTime

I love the choice and variety in the course. From what I have seen of the lecturers, they are very interesting and inspiring read more

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11th August 15

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21st October 16

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5th August 16

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7th February 16

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Very enjoyable, very interesting. read more

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21st August 15

English and Classical Studies, BA Hons FullTime

Our English lectures make extremely little sense and I'm pretty sure the majority of the lecturers are pulling this stuff out of their a**e as they talk. Classics lecturers however are fantastic. read more

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31st March 23

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28th May 21

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13th May 21

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13th May 21

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13th May 21

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13th May 21

History, BA Hons FullTime

History degree has been a fun and educational experience however the communication between staff and students could be improved read more

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member842220
16th September 19

History, BA Hons FullTime

Course structure is appalling compared to other universities. Department is aware of the unpopularity of first year subjects like Doing History but refuse to make any changes. Also won't make changes to the two compulsory subjects that are very unpopular in third year. Dissertation is restricted to third year module choice topic. History Department makes a big fuss about the wide choice of subjects but choice is limited by compulsory subjects and staff leave. Support in the department is very limited and personal tutor ineffectual. Exeter and Birmingham have better course structures than Holloway. read more

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6th March 19

History, BA Hons FullTime

History at Royal Holloway is a quality course, the lecturers and professors are mainly leaders in their strand of research, meaning they have bounds of knowledge and are very willing to engage with students as a consequence. My personal tutor Dr Rebecca Jinks was an angel, and from what I've herad from other students, most of the advisers are the same. You can go to them with any quarries and they'll give you a meaningful answer; it feels as a student that your adviser does genuinely care about your success. The course content is strong offering modules from the earliest works by Homer to right up til now. All of which are interesting and engaging, the only criticism i have of the course content is the noticeable left leaning opinions and attitudes of Royal Holloway, as some conservative arguments can be overlooked. read more

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member534776
10th December 18

History, BA Hons FullTime

No relationship with personal tutor. Support is not there on any level, on the course or anywhere else at this university. Seminars are useless. Lectures are okay but only 4 a week, don't feel it is value for money. read more

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member425978
26th February 17

History, BA Hons FullTime

My personal advisor is awful but others I know have an amazing one who is super helpful. So don't take my experience as representative. It would be nice to have more than 7 hours contact time for 9k p/a read more

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10th August 16

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Big course but loads of intelligent staff read more

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member1316959
18th October 15

History, BA Hons FullTime

The highlight of the university is the great history department and my last year personal tutor was amazing but this year I have not seen as much of them. The course is fantastic and so interesting and some are really challenging. read more

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16th October 15

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Absolutely love the History course, brilliant optional modules that you wouldn't get at many other unis where all the modules in the first year are compulsory. read more

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30th September 15

Ancient History, BA Hons FullTime

I love the choice and variety in the course. From what I have seen of the lecturers, they are very interesting and inspiring read more

Value for Money
Teaching Quality
Personal Tutor
Course Content
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member814617
11th August 15

Ancient History, BA Hons FullTime

Ancient History is exactly what I was looking for read more

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member79578
1st July 15

History, BA Hons FullTime

Amazing apart from my tutor but that's just my tutor I drew the short straw. Department is well organised, the time period is huge so you can pick anything. Great course great uni read more

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member109526
30th June 15

History, BA Hons FullTime

Absolutely amazing!!! Just finished 1st year and wish I could do it all over again!! Lots of modules to choose from from modern Victorians to ancient Rome! Instead of sticking to the usual secondary school WW2 they let you delve into new and unexplored parts of history - very interesting and there's something for everyone! Personal tutors can always be of reach through email whenever you need to ask a question or for general help! Teaching quality is very good as most lectures are taught by those who are leading researchers in that field/topic! Highly recommend it!! Ooo and history society are always planning holidays away each year! I went to Athens 2015 and it was absolutely amazing the sun the beaches the Greek markets and the amazing historical monuments which you could visit too e.g. Acropolis! read more

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member51610
30th April 15

History, BA Hons FullTime

Royal Holloway is a great university for History as you are able to study a vast range of topics. read more

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member91713
21st April 15

History, BA Hons FullTime

Value for money is abysmal and I found my personal tutor intimidating, patronising and unhelpful... Not what you need for your first year!! read more

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