"The only undergraduate course that brings together the language and literature and the history of early medieval Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia - and manuscript studies too."
- Dr Debby Banham, Director of Studies
The BA in Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic is a unique degree course focussing on the history, material culture, languages and literature of the peoples of Britain, Ireland and the Scandinavian world in the earlier Middle Ages. Some graduates go on to specialist careers in research, museums and libraries; others enter journalism, finance, law or business.
Typical offers require
- A Level: A*AA
- IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level
For other qualifications, see the main entrance requirements pages on the University website.
- No subject-specific entrance requirements
- Some prior formal study of a modern or ancient language is highly desirable, but not essential
All applicants are required to take the pre-interview written assessment for ASNC at an authorised centre local to them (for a lot of applicants, this will be their school/college).
Further details about the written assessment can be found on the University website here.
Applicants are required to submit one or two school/college essays as examples of written work prior to interview.