"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.
- Mature students and those taking other qualifications are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office, to discuss the entry requirements for their qualifications.
Number of students
We aim to admit around two students per year.
Applicants are required to submit two school/college essays as examples of written work prior to interview.