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BA Classical Studies

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  • Objectives
    This programme is concerned with the study of ancient literature, art, society, religion and philosophy through texts in translation and also through non-literary approaches. Classical Studies can be combined Archaeology, English, History of Art, Italian, Medieval Studies and Philosophy.
  • Entry requirements
    There are different entry qualifications for each programme. Some programmes require you to have a certain amount of knowledge in a subject before you begin the degree programme – this is called a ‘subject requirement’. Other programmes do not have any specific subject requirements. All programmes will, however, expect you to have reached a certain standard in your education and will ask you to achieve certain grades in your examinations. Most programmes have a standard offer so that you know in advance what you are likely to need. Please note that even if you have the minimum entry qualifications, you are not necessarily guaranteed a place on the degree programme.
  • Academic Title
    BA Classical Studies
  • Course description
    This course on Classical Studies involves the following modules.

    Year 1

    -Fifth Century Athens
    -Augustan Rome                

    -Greek Myth
    -Ancient Greek

    Year 2

    -Ancient Epic
    -Greek Drama
    -Roman Love Poetry

    -Greece and Egypt
    -Greek & Roman Sculpture
    -Uses and abuses of the Classics
    -Ancient Medicine
    -Ancient Greek

    Final Year

    -Optional Modules
    -Four options from a list including:
    -Ancient Biography
    -Greek and Roman Letters
    -Classics and Empire
    -Roman Religions
    -Greek Political Thought
    -Gender in the Ancient World

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