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History & Archaeology

BA Ancient Studies

3 years

€2168 pa

Programme profile

In this programme, you will explore the fascinating world of Antiquity. The programme offers a lot of variation and is multi-faceted: you will learn about the origin of different religions, political systems, philosophy and about the history of spectacular cultures, such as those of the Persians, the Greeks and the Romans.

As an Ancient Studies student, you will use your historical knowledge to understand contemporary events and phenomena. You will deepen your knowledge of, among others, visual arts, literature and architecture, including such things as the pyramids, the Parthenon or the epics of Gilgamesh, Homer and Virgil. You will learn about various cultures and their close interrelationships and examine these topics from the perspective of different fields of study, such as archaeology, history and language and literature studies.

Entry Requirements

Three A-Levels and three GCSEs

Six passes at Leaving Certificate, inc 2 x H4




01 October

01 May