Ancient History at St Andrews is an exciting and wide-ranging subject that covers not just the ancient Greeks and Romans but also some of their neighbours, such as the Persians and Phoenicians. Key specialisms at St Andrews include ancient religion, gender, historiography, economics, warfare, empires,
cities and urban living.
An Ancient History degree will take you on a fascinating journey to the heart of the complex and varied societies of the ancient Mediterranean, which are both deeply familiar and
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at AAAB plus English and one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Geography, Physics or Psychology at National 5 at B. Applications of Maths will be accepted but must be at National 5 at A.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at AABB plus English and one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Geography, Physics or Psychology at National 5 at B. Applications of Maths will be accepted but must be at National 5 at A. (You may gain entry to the Gateway programme with 4 Highers at BBBB).
Grades may vary depending on combinations taken. See combinations below.
(F) Higher French at A required
(H) Higher History at A required
(M) Higher Maths at A required
Please refer to list below
4 - 5 years
Faculty of Arts
|Ancient History/Art History
Ancient History/Biblical Studies
Ancient History/Comparative Literature
Ancient History/Film Studies
Ancient History/French (F)
Ancient History/French (WIYA) (F)
Ancient History/German (WIYA)
Ancient History/International Relations
Ancient History/Italian (WIYA)
Ancient History/Mathematics (M)
Ancient History/Mediaeval History (H)
Ancient History/Social Anthropology
Ancient History/Spanish (WIYA)