Are you interested in exploring the meaning of life? Do you have a passion for studying ancient empires of the past? Why not study both with the BA Ancient History and Philosophy degree. At the University of Southampton, you can enhance your reason and argument while you explore the emergence of civilisation on this combined BA degree. Study the great thinkers of the past with the introduction to early Greek philosophy. This combined BA Ancient History and Philosophy programme offers aspects from two fields, allowing you to understand the connections between these two subjects. This BA programme will enable you to pursue your interests in Ancient History and Philosophy in depth. You will have the opportunity to study and research to a high level, equipping yourself with specialist knowledge in your chosen areas of study. Studying Ancient History and Philosophy at Southampton offers you the opportunity to learn in an engaging, supportive and highly successful research environment. Southampton’s Faculty of Humanities contains leading experts in a wide range of fields related to the ancient world and its reception (History, Archaeology, ancient and modern languages and literatures, philosophy and film). From ancient Egypt to Minoan civilisation, from the conquests of Alexander the Great to the Roman empire, from Roman Britain to the ancient Americas and the Middle East, from ancient philosophy and the biblical world to the rise of Islam, studying Ancient History at Southampton affords you the chance to study topics about which you are already passionate, or to try something entirely new. Whatever you choose, Ancient History and Philosophy at Southampton will enable you to gain invaluable skills and study topics about which both you and staff are passionate. The study of ancient languages is optional, but you are strongly encouraged to make the most of the opportunities on offer at Southampton to study Latin and Ancient Greek.