This course is designed to study the history and culture of Ancient Greece and Rome including their systems of government, the structure of their society, their building works and their religious practices.
Topics you will study will include the early Roman Empire between 31BC - AD96, Greek history in the 5th century BC and the government and politics of ancient Sparta.
Updated July 2017
Grade B in GCSE English Language and Literature is essential.
The course is classroom based with 4.5 hours of lectures per week. Both the AS and the A Level are awarded through examination only, with no coursework component.
Gower College Swansea offers a Foundation Degree in English and History.
Further study in other areas such as modern history, law, English, philosophy and politics.
There is usually an opportunity to go on one or two visits per year to places such as the Roman Baths at Bath or the British Museum.