Ancient History Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Glasgow 85% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 186 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 5% 12% £9000 £18500 104 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 92% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 171 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 2% 3% £9250 £19300 118 Egham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 80% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 123 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 2% 3% £9250 £19300 118 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 3% 2% £27750 £70480 183 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 0% 9% £9000 £17950 112 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 0% 9% £9000 £18500 112 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Wales 76% 5% 20% £9000 £13500 112 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 20% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 197 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 81% 10% 10% £9250 £23100 199 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 93% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 189 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 81% 4% 10% £9250 £23100 199 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 1% 1% £9250 £19500 115 Reading On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 76% 5% 16% £9250 £14560 91 London On campus Full-time
Durham University 93% 5% 10% £9250 £23100 145 Durham On campus Full-time
Durham University 100% 20% 5% £9250 £23100 149 Durham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 79% 2% 3% £9250 £19300 132 Egham On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 76% 5% 16% £9250 £14560 91 London On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 98 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 73% 1% 0% £9250 £21000 147 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 1% 1% £9250 £19500 121 Reading On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 80% 0% 0% £9250 £21000 110 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 93% 2% 4% £9250 £19300 149 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 162 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 162 Exeter On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 82% 1% 3% £9000 £19200 123 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 1% 1% £9250 £19500 121 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 93% 2% 4% £9250 £19300 149 Southampton On campus Full-time
University College London 83% 1% 2% £9250 £31200 132 London On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 1% 1% £9250 £19500 121 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 5% £27750 £70480 182 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 81% 10% 15% £9250 £23100 179 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 81% 10% 15% £4515 £8190 179 London On campus Part-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 98 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Durham University 91% 0% 10% £9250 £23250 193 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Wales 69% 10% 0% £9000 £13500 106 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 69% 10% 0% £9000 £13500 106 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 79% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 128 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 64% 10% 0% £4565 £19500 159 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 182 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 71% 10% 3% £9250 £23100 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 71% 10% 3% £9250 £23100 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 5% £27750 £70480 182 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 5% £27750 £79290 203 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 85% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 182 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Wales 85% 2% 3% £7800 £15000 182 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 85% 2% 3% £8300 £17600 182 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 85% 2% 3% £7735 £16450 182 Reading On campus Part-time
Swansea University 85% 2% 3% £7850 £16650 182 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 0% 0% £9000 £18500 105 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 69% 10% 0% £9250 £20000 161 Exeter On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 66% 0% 5% £9000 £19200 136 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Reading 77% 5% 15% £9250 £19500 130 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 80% 2% 4% £9250 £19300 134 Southampton On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 73% 5% 5% £9250 £20000 130 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 80% 2% 4% £9250 £19300 141 Southampton On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 1% 2% £9250 £23300 177 London On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 67% 0% 5% £9250 £20000 172 Exeter On campus Full-time
Durham University 91% 0% 10% £9250 £23250 170 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 80% 2% 4% £9250 £19300 141 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 1% 5% £9250 £19500 128 Reading On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 92% 0% 5% £9250 £20000 138 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Swansea University 100% 5% 0% £9000 £19700 103 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 69% 10% 0% £9250 £20000 161 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 48% 0% 5% £9250 £20100 153 Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Southampton 80% 2% 4% £9250 £19300 134 Southampton On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 0% 0% £9000 £18500 105 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 3% 10% £9000 £18500 109 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 0% 0% £9000 £18500 105 Swansea On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 67% 1% 0% £9000 £19200 115 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 79% 3% 10% - - 147 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 75% 2% 5% - - 149 Leeds On campus Full-time
Swansea University 85% 3% 2% - - 183 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 75% 0% 0% - - 174 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 79% 0% 15% - - 135 Leeds On campus Full-time
Swansea University 79% 0% 15% - - 135 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 85% 0% 5% - - 197 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 85% 0% 5% - - 197 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leicester - - 25% - - - Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 77% 4% 5% - - 153 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 3% 3% - - 129 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 75% 1% 4% £9250 - 148 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 75% 2% 5% £9250 - 119 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - 0% 10% - - 178 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 82% 2% 5% £9250 - 131 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 87% 2% 4% £9250 - 149 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 78% 20% 10% £9250 - 118 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 70% 1% 4% £9250 - 141 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 70% 5% 0% - - 132 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 88% 1% 1% - - 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 88% 1% 1% - - 121 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 79% 3% 3% - - 155 Leeds On campus Full-time
Swansea University 79% 3% 3% - - 155 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 80% 0% 5% - - 90 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 79% 5% 10% £9250 - 145 Coventry On campus Full-time
Swansea University 69% 10% 0% - - 106 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 80% 0% 5% - - 90 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 78% 5% 0% £9250 - 149 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 81% 3% 5% - - 145 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 10% 0% - - 159 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 64% 10% 0% - - 159 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Coventry On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Exeter On campus Part-time
University of Kent 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Oxford 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Oxford On campus Part-time
The University of Warwick 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 85% 2% 3% £20500 - 182 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 85% 2% 3% - - 182 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 46% 0% 10% - - 133 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 76% 1% 4% £9250 - 132 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 3% 10% - - 138 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 78% 3% 0% £9250 - 125 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 88% 4% 6% £9250 - 121 Leicester On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 80% 0% 5% £9250 - 127 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 79% 3% 3% - - 162 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 3% 3% - - 162 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Swansea University 100% 5% 0% - - 103 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 3% 10% - - 109 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 79% 3% 5% - - 144 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 73% 5% 5% £9250 - 130 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 74% 4% 5% - - 159 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Kent 87% 8% 6% - - 108 Canterbury On campus Full-time
King's College London 70% 0% 5% £9250 - 149 London On campus Full-time
Swansea University 100% 5% 0% - - 103 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
74 /100
71338 students of Ancient History in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Ancient History

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22063 £21803 £26099
25-75 percentile range £18563 - £26166 £16642 - £27566 £19512 - £33700

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22203 £23003 £27935
25-75 percentile range £18774 - £26366 £18230 - £28484 £21773 - £35849

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Ancient History

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Ancient History who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Ancient History

  • Accountancy Firms
  • Archive and Records Offices
  • Banks
  • Charities
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • International Development Organisations
  • Law Firms
  • Management Consultancies
  • Publishing Companies
  • Retailers
  • Schools
  • Television and Radio Broadcasters

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Ancient History who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Ancient History (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Ancient History at Anglia Ruskin University

20% Administrative occupations
20% Business and public service associate professionals
20% Elementary occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Sales occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Ancient History in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Ancient History

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Ancient History studies:
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil

The median salary of graduates of Ancient History was £22063 15 months after graduation, £21803 3 years after graduation and £26099 5 years after graduation.

Archaeology and Ancient Civilisations at Durham University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 5 respondents.