Applying for ASNC: a Step-by-Step Guide

Your Interests

A degree in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic offers a wide range of choice, but essentially it gives you the opportunity to study the history and culture of the various peoples who inhabited Britain and Ireland and Scandinavia in the early Middle Ages. The peoples can be studied separately and in relation to each other. No previous knowledge of our subjects is required.

We hope that the information below will help you to form a good idea of the very distinctive nature of our course. If you can, please come to our Open Day. If you are particularly concerned about career prospects after such a course, read what some of our former students are doing here.

Ask yourself these questions:

If you have answered some or all of these questions in the affirmative, you might well enjoy studying our course.

If you choose this subject, you will find that you are able to pick and choose from a wide range of subjects (history papers, language and literature papers, and so on), in accordance with your particular strengths and interests, placing the emphasis of your studies where you please.