The Classical Literature and Civilisation (Hons) programme offered by University of Birmingham is taught in the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology where you will have the opportunity to explore not only the classical civilisations of Greece and Rome, but also the cultures of Egypt and Ancient Western Asia, as well as the Byzantine Empire.
You will learn in a variety of different contexts, such as lectures, seminars, interactive workshops, independent research and field trips. In your second year, with financial support from the University, you will have the opportunity to take up a unique two-week Study Tour where you will develop a research project and travel with fellow students to countries such as Italy and Greece to visit sites, monuments and museums of interest to you.
You will be supported by outstanding library resources, and have access to Departmental facilities including the Classics museum.
You will be in high demand and well placed to forge a rewarding career in a variety of areas, including:
- Local government
- Museums and charities
- Cultural and heritage organisations
- Group Research (Classical)
- Greek and Roman History
- Greek Literature
- Roman Literature
- Widening Horizons Module
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies General Studies & Classics Literature View 167 other Bachelors in General Studies & Classics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Number of A levels required: 3
- Typical offer: ABB
- General Studies: Accepted.
- IB Diploma: 6,5,5 in Higher level subjects plus 32 points overall.
- BTEC qualifications:
- English Proficiency
International20760 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20760 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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