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    Just wondering if any former / current students could chime in and tell me what it was like? If it was any good, how enjoyable, workload etc.

    What sort of jobs are you / they looking to get into?
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    If you liked Beowulf, learning about Norse Mythology, and the possibility of learning Old Norse/English/Celtic languages is appealing, you'll probably enjoy the course. If you're not really fussed about those specific things then something a little more generic like English Literature might be a better option.

    The workload will be comparable to any Cambridge course - quite high. Possibly somewhat less all the time than say, NatSci, but overall there isn't going to be an "easy" tripos you can go into (contrary to what most say about Land Economy ). They all expect a great deal from the students, and only take those students who can offer it.

    ASNACs would be able to pursue any generalist role that anyone else with a degree can - i.e. anything in business, most in finance (including investment banking, if you're that person), any in media, publishing etc...

    You would also be reasonably placed to pursue teaching, most likely in English or possibly History, or academia in any number of related subjects - the various subfields that make ASNAC up itself, many older/medieval English literature projects, some linguistics works potentially, or some related projects in Archaeology or possibly Ancient History or Classics at a stretch. Also perhaps some more esoteric aspects of palaeography, manuscript conservation, and art history as it relates to those peoples and eras.
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