Ancient History

Course Overview

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:

  • Roman Empire 31BC - AD96
  • Greek history in the 5th Century BC
  • Roman Britain
  • The rise of Macedon 359-323BC (Alexander the Great)


Entry Requirements

Grade B in GCSE English Language is essential.

Course Delivery

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.

Progression Opportunities

Further study at university in modern history, law, English, philosophy and politics.

Additional Information

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.

Course deliverable in Welsh: