History and ancient history
Investigate past worlds and expand your understanding of historical change in our highly regarded programmes, taught by experts sharing their passion and new insights from their latest research.
Why study with us
Curious about the human experience across millennia and cultures, we are seeking to better understand our past to illuminate our present and improve our future. We are an inquisitive academic community, passionate about the study of the past and beliefs from prehistoric times to contemporary societies.
Our talks and videos
Studying ancient history at Cardiff University
Our virtual open day presentation gives a flavour of our undergraduate ancient history courses, how we teach, and the additional opportunities available as part of your degree.
Since filming, we’ve made some changes to joint honours programmes. Please visit our course listings for current options.
Learn more about us
An innovative and internationally recognised centre of excellence
Most lectures, tutorials and practicals take place in our home, the John Percival Building. It includes purpose-designed and specialist suites of conservation and archaeological laboratories.
Just next door is the Arts and Social Sciences Library, home to our prestigious Special Collections plus extensive collections and archives in archaeology, ancient history and history.
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