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The Exeter Award

Enhance your employability


  • combine subjects not otherwise possible at Exeter
  • cross-subject degrees to suit your interests and career ambitions
  • leads to a named degree title of the subjects you study
  • study two subjects, or sometimes three
  • create your own themed pathway
  • vary the proportion of the subjects each year
  • add vocational elements to your studies
  • opportunities for study and work abroad


Second year programme - Flexible Combined Honours

ClassicsYour second year of studying Ancient History continues the two themes you began in your first year, looking at the Greek or Roman equivalent (according to which was being offered in your first year):

  • Greek and Roman History
  • Greek and Roman Historical Writers
  • Greek and Roman Society
  • Politics

Examples of actual modules are:

  • Greek History: Problems and Sources - CLA2001 (30 credits)
  • Roman History: Problems and Sources - CLA2002 (30 credits)
  • Roman Historical Writing - CLA2303 (15 credits)
  • Greek Temples - CLA2351 (15 credits)
  • Ancient Medicine - CLA2307 (15 credits)
  • ... the choice varies each year. The current list is under Classics and Ancient History on the College of Humanities' modules web page.

Classics and Ancient History department.