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.
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
- legal work
- business, banking and retail
- human resources
- charities and campaigning.
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- Discovering the arts and humanities
- Exploring the classical world
- Early modern Europe: society and culture c.1500-1780
- Exploring art and visual culture
- Exploring philosophy
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- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.
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International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.