That's the thing, though ... my first degree marks weren't that
amazing, though I did get a few pretty good scores in some of my essays corresponding to ASNC subjects (but not in all of them, and often they're not that apparent on my transcript as they only made up part of a module). So I don't know how much my marks will drag down my chances of getting in, let alone my chances of getting funding! I'm also doing an MA already though so I'm not sure if that will make a difference or make my undergrad marks slightly less relevant, as on the ASNC website it says you need a good undergraduate degree or
a master's (although the master's isn't strictly related to ASNC, but it is in Scandinavia!).
I have done quite a lot of Norse-related extra-currics that will look good, like going to lectures by visiting academics and The Viking Conference and being part of Durham Old Norse Group, and I think I can get a few good references (and the world of Norse Academia is quite small so I think the people reading my application would know at least one of my referees). Also, I have some fairly good written work I can send in, that also corresponds to my research proposal. I wouldn't say I'm an outstanding candidate though! I just really love the course and I'm hoping that it's an obscure enough subject that they won't be too inundated with genius to even consider me
Maybe I'm just fooling myself ...
I don't recall the exact figure, but with the tuition and college fee and estimated living expenses it was somewhere around £13,500, I believe.