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Classics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Exeter, United Kingdom
The Classics course at The University of Exeter  combines traditional values of rigour and critical analysis with the latest approaches to ancient literature. 
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Our teaching makes full use of seminars, study groups and web-based learning, and there are many other opportunities for you to add to your overall experience in the department. 

We integrate the latest approaches with traditional lectures to give you a varied and challenging programme. 

In the first two years, the teaching is via both formal lectures (usually 50-70 students) and discussion-based seminar groups of around 12-18 students. All final year teaching is through discussion-based seminar groups.


A degree in Classics course at The University of Exeter will provide you with skills which are highly valuable to employers across many sectors. 

You will develop an advanced knowledge of other cultures, learn how to think logically and independently, to interpret and critique sources, to assess and evaluate information and to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a sophisticated way.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 or 4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Classical Language & Texts: Latin 
  • Classical Language & Texts: Greek 
  • Classical Language and Texts: Latin V: Epic
  • Classical Language and Texts: Greek
  • Classical Language and Texts: Greek V: Epic
  • Greek History: Problems and Sources

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    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

Typical offer

  • AAA-ABB; IB: 36-32
Required subjects
  • GCE AL Latin or Greek grade B; IB Latin or Greek HL5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 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 Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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