36 months
19250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Classical Studies (Hons) programme at University of Liverpool allows you to study the society and culture of antiquity, including its art, religion, history, and archaeology, studying their literary and visual cultures against the backdrop of the history of the period.

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In Year One a group of core modules provides you with a solid introduction to the breadth of Graeco-Roman society and culture, and helps to develop the skills you will require for later in-depth study. The remaining half of the programme is drawn from options in ancient history, classical archaeology, Greek, and Latin.

In Year Two you will study aspects of Greek and Roman literature, art, language, intellectual culture, and modern receptions of the ancient world more exhaustively.

Core modules cover broad and key topics in Greek and Roman culture and society and use a wide range of types of evidence. Optional modules allow you to analyse ancient texts in translation, or focus on epochal events and political actors in ancient history.

In Year Three, modules are centered on key figures, genres, and themes continue to develop your skills, depth, and focus. In particular, your dissertation will give you the opportunity to undertake detailed and independent research.

Career prospects

Archaeology, Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology degrees from Liverpool provide you with a rigorous training experience that produces graduates with an unusual breadth of knowledge.

Graduates of the Classical Studies (Hons) programme at University of Liverpool are well equipped for a wide variety of careers in fields as diverse as journalism, heritage management, law, the civil service, teaching, business, IT and tourism. You can also go on to undertake further study and research degrees and our past students have had marked success in gaining employment in universities and major museums, locally, nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Worlds of Odysseus 
  • Virgil and the Age of Augustus 
  • Using VIsual Culture 
  • Greek Myth and Society 
  • Warfare, Politics, and Society in the Greek World, 510-323 B.c.
  • From Hannibal to Severus: Roman History 
  • Latin

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level requirements: BBB
  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma: BTEC applications are encouraged. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits.
  • International Baccalaureate: 30 points, with no score less than 4
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2, H2, H2, H3, H3, H3
  • Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher: BBB Advanced Highers, BBBBB in Scottish Highers. Combinations welcome.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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