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Classical Studies (Honours) 

The Open University UK

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The ancient Greek and Roman worlds have given us a heritage of extraordinary richness and diversity. This accessible and rewarding Classical Studies (Honours) course from The Open University UK explores classical literature, history, culture, philosophy, art and archaeology through key places and periods – including Pompeii, Roman Britain, Classical Athens, and Republican and Imperial Rome. 

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Overview

In this Classical Studies (Honours) course from The Open University UK , your understanding of many aspects of the modern world will be enhanced, as you'll be provided with new perspectives on contemporary societies and cultures. 

Key features of the course

  • Covers the key concepts, theories, methods and debates in classical studies 
  • Explores themes such as Greek myth and Roman imperialism through primary sources and scholarly criticism 
  • Gain valuable perspectives on the origins and development of ancient Greek and Roman societies, and their cultural impact in later periods
  • Relevant to careers in teaching, museums and libraries, business, the creative industries and many other sectors 

Skills for career development

This Classical Studies degree will develop your understanding of human activities in diverse cultural environments and historical contexts, and equip you with an adaptable set of skills greatly valued by employers. 

Broadly summarised these are skills of analysis, criticism and communication – you’ll sharpen your IT, writing and independent thinking, and learn to assimilate and evaluate relevant information when constructing an argument. These are key skills in complex organisations, and are greatly sought after in the world beyond study – whether you’re already working, volunteering, or changing career.

Career relevance

Studying arts and humanities can give entry to a vast range of occupations leading in a number of career directions, including:

  • public administration, local government, the civil service, art institutions, and social services
  • advertising, journalism, publishing, creative industries and public relations
  • education
  • legal work
  • business, banking and retail
  • human resources
  • charities and campaigning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Discovering the arts and humanities
  • Cultures
  • Revolutions
  • Exploring the classical world 
  • Early modern Europe: society and culture c.1500-1780
  • Exploring art and visual culture
  • Exploring philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Current fee for 120 credits – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study – is £6,192.

Funding

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