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History, Archaeology & Religion

Admissions Criteria

This information will assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion has identified as being important if students are to succeed on its undergraduate programmes of study. It also summarises the process which the School uses for selecting students and making offers, so that applicants understand how the School considers their applications.

Scope of the Criteria

All undergraduate programmes in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion and School’s element of Joint Honours programmes.

Profile of Applications

Archaeology recruits about 60 full-time undergraduates for the various Archaeology degrees each year. Ancient History recruits around 42 full-time undergraduates for degrees involving Ancient History. History recruits approximately 140 applicants. Religious Studies recruits approximately 70 applicants.

Detailed information

School Selection Procedures

Entry Requirements

Equal Opportunities


Opportunities to learn more about the School and its programme of study

Several University Open Days are held each year which provide the opportunity to visit all academic schools in addition to the residences, the Students’ Union and sports facilities. Please see our Open Day webpage for further details.

All applicants to the School will be invited to a UCAS Visit Day to discuss their application with staff and to see the School and its facilities.

Feedback, Complaints and Appeals

The University has agreed procedures for dealing with requests for feedback which is outlined in the Admissions Framework:

School Contact Details

Cardiff School of History, Archaeology & Religion

Cardiff School of History, Archaeology & Religion
Phone: +44 (0)29 208 70505
Extension: 70505
Cardiff School of History, Archaeology & Religion
Humanities Building
Colum Drive
Cardiff, Wales
CF10 3EU


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