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Classical Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #308 (QS) London, United Kingdom
If you are captivated by classical literature and philosophy and are keen to understand more about ancient history and classical archaeology, the Classical Studies programme at Royal Holloway University of London  is an ideal degree course for you.
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Overview

Classical Studies is a flexible degree that offers a great deal of choice in subjects related to the ancient world. It’s ideal for those who want to gain a deep understanding of lots of aspects of ancient Greece and Rome – its literature, history, philosophy and archaeology – even its languages; Greek and Latin can be studied at whatever level you’re at and for one, two or three years.

Career opportunities

Our Classical Studies programme at Royal Holloway University of London not only promote academic achievement but also the means to hone the life-skills necessary to excel, post-graduation.

Being able to understand and process complex issues, to critically evaluate resources and construct coherent arguments both verbally and in writing is why many Royal Holloway classicists become employed in law, marketing, publishing, the media, government and finance. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Beginner’s Greek
  •  Intermediate Greek
  •  Greek Language and Reading
  • Beginner's Latin
  • Intermediate Latin
  •  Latin Language and Reading
  •  Introduction to Greek Literature
  •  Roman Literature of the Republic
  •  Roman Literature of the Empire

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Levels: ABB-BBB
  • At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.
  • English proficiency: IELTS: 6.5 overall. Writing 7.0. No other subscore lower than 5.5.

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  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    18800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

  • We award our scholarships competitively, usually based on your academic achievements, as well as your scholarship statement.
  •  Bursaries are awarded to all students who meet the eligibility criteria.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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