University of Exeter
Art History & Visual Culture and Classical Studies BA (Hons)
University of Exeter

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Classics

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of history of art, architecture and design at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £26500 £31500
25-75 percentile range £21500 - £29000 £21500 - £32500 £26500 - £43500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Classics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24267 £23620 £28033
25-75 percentile range £20466 - £28785 £17722 - £29296 £21857 - £37397

Course Description

  • Learn how to interpret works of art (including architecture, art and design), images, objects and practices in order to understand contemporary and past societies
  • Explore the culture and thought of the ancient world through its literature, art and artefacts
  • For Classical Studies, all texts are usually taught in translation so there is no requirement to study Latin or Greek language modules unless you choose to
  • Study key texts in translation and learn a classical language in depth for at least two years
  • To learn more about modules, assessment methods, facilities and our staff research expertise please visit our course page.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Art History & Visual Culture and Classical Studies BA (Hons) at University of Exeter

20% Administrative occupations
15% Sales occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Administrative occupations
5% Finance Professionals

**Please visit our course page for current assessment methods**

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for history of art, architecture and design

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

Our International Student Support can help you with what you need to do before you arrive and when you get here as a new international student. They offer ongoing support throughout your studies whether that be setting up a bank account or arranging healthcare. Our Global Chums Buddy Scheme and our Intercultural Cafe provide opportunities to meet staff and connect with students. INTO University of Exeter provide pre-sessional English courses for international students as well as free insessional support. For more information about entry requirements, bursaries and scholarships please visit our course page.

We understand the financial pressures that undergraduate students can face when arriving at university for the first time and that is why we offer bursaries to complement government loans for low household income families, scholarships for exceptional students, sportspeople and those meeting other criteria as well as expert funding advice and guidance. For more information, please visit our course page.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Art History & Visual Culture and Classical Studies, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Art History & Visual Culture and Classical Studies BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £23700 year 1
International £23700 year 1

Additional fee information

For full details regarding tuition fee and other costings, see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/money/fees/

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Exeter in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Exeter in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #9 
    • #10 
    History
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #24 
    History
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #29 
    • #34 
    History
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #51 
    History
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

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About University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is a government funded research university based in Exeter, Devon, in the South-West region of England. The university has two campuses in Exeter, which are known as Streatham and St Luke’s, while another two are situated in the coastal town of Cornwall, known as Truro and Penryn. Something for prospective students to be aware of is that the University Exeter works in collaboration with Falmouth University under the Combined Universities in Cornwall initiative.

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6895
Total:
29870
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