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Ancient History and Archaeology BA Hons

History and Archaeology and Classics at

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Full-Time

LENGTH

3 years course

LEARNING

On Campus

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Ancient History and Archaeology BA Hons

During your Ancient History and Archaeology BA degree, you will develop an understanding of societies and cultures in the past, with an emphasis on Ancient Greece and Rome, as well as the wider ancient

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member477230
6th February 23

Ancient History and Archaeology, BA Hons FullTime

Profs are amazing and most of them are also very supportive people. Course is sometimes too Roman or Greek heavy but there are some unique modules hiding if you look

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member477230
6th February 23

Ancient History and Archaeology, BA Hons FullTime

Profs are amazing and most of them are also very supportive people. Course is sometimes too Roman or Greek heavy but there are some unique modules hiding if you look read more

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30th May 22

Ancient History and Archaeology, BA Hons FullTime

I did the distance Ancient History and Archaeology course. The good is that the personal tutors are pretty great. The teachers are hit and miss, when they are good it's great, they email once a week, respond quickly, provide extra support, provide excellent feedback and follow up help on essays and make extra resources exp. videos, extra reading materials to support etc. When they are bad you will hear nothing from them week to week, take a long time to respond (10 days was the longest I had to wait, not great when the question was regarding an essay) and give basic feedback The actual course is basic, some of it is interesting but the course books are a simplified version of the additional reading. You can simply focus on the essays and forgo the course entirely and your learning won't change. The DL team are simply incompetent in every aspect. If you want decent learning don't do this course, if you want the piece of paper and don't mind casual incompetence, this course is ok. read more

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28th June 18

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I love the lecturers here at uni and theyre all down to earth people who genuinly want to help you and will go out their way to do so read more

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4th November 15

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I know the names of all my lecturers and you find by the end of first year that you are relatively friendly with them all. The teaching quality is great and the warmth toward students is something I feel you wouldn't get everywhere read more

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I did the distance Ancient History and Archaeology course. The good is that the personal tutors are pretty great. The teachers are hit and miss, when they are good it's great, they email once a week, respond quickly, provide extra support, provide excellent feedback and follow up help on essays and make extra resources exp. videos, extra reading materials to support etc. When they are bad you will hear nothing from them week to week, take a long time to respond (10 days was the longest I had to wait, not great when the question was regarding an essay) and give basic feedback The actual course is basic, some of it is interesting but the course books are a simplified version of the additional reading. You can simply focus on the essays and forgo the course entirely and your learning won't change. The DL team are simply incompetent in every aspect. If you want decent learning don't do this course, if you want the piece of paper and don't mind casual incompetence, this course is ok. read more

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I love the lecturers here at uni and theyre all down to earth people who genuinly want to help you and will go out their way to do so read more

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I know the names of all my lecturers and you find by the end of first year that you are relatively friendly with them all. The teaching quality is great and the warmth toward students is something I feel you wouldn't get everywhere read more

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