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Classical Civilisation, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Take a journey through the ancient world. You may have come to love ancient Greece and Rome through myths and legends, books, films or museums. Now discover more, examining the political and social structures, art and visual culture, thought, religion and social life with the Classical Civilisation course at University of Nottingham.
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 Learn in-depth about the cultural interactions of the period through the magnificent visual and material remains. 

You do not need to have any academic experience of classical civilisations. Our core modules provide an introduction to the history and culture of Greece and Rome and their reception. As you progress through the Classical Civilisation course at University of Nottingham, you will encounter more sources and methods, each developing different skills. You will read texts in translation, but you can also try out Greek or Latin and see if it is for you. 


Classics is a broad interdisciplinary subject that allows you to develop a broad range of professional skills. Our graduates enter a wide variety of careers, including in the heritage, museum and archaeology sectors, central and local government, publishing and journalism, law, and finance. Often graduates stay with us to undertake postgraduate studies.

A degree in classics equips you with a broad array of important skills, including:

  • ability to process and critically evaluate data and apply theoretical and scientific principles to problems
  • critical analysis and argument
  • experience of fieldwork, post-excavation and laboratory techniques
  • ability to interpret spatial data numerical, statistical, IT and analytical skills
  • strong team working
  • written, oral and visual communication
  • awareness of other linguistic cultures

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studying the Greek World
  • Studying the Roman World
  • Interpreting Ancient Art and Archaeology
  • Interpreting Ancient History
  • Interpreting Ancient Literature
  • Greek and Roman Mythology
  • Rome to Revolution: Historical Archaeology of Britain.
  • Comparative World Prehistory

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

  • IB score 34-32
  • IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer AAB-ABB

Tuition Fee

  • National

    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 Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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