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Classical Studies

King's College London

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
19800 GBP/year
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About

Explore the ancient world on our most flexible Classical degree. On the Classical Studies BA at King's College London, you can investigate all aspects of Greece and Rome, with further modules offered on the Near East, Byzantium, and modern Greece. You may also explore the influence of Greece and Rome on later history and culture, including the contemporary world.

Overview

The Classical Studies BA course at King's College London embraces the study of Greece and Rome through researching their languages, literature, thought, religion, art, archaeology and history, and debating their influence on subsequent ages.

Key benefits

  •  Our Department is renowned for its quality of teaching, student experience and cutting-edge research.
  • King’s Department of Classics is one of the largest in the UK, with unique coverage from the Bronze Age to Modern Greece.
  • Collaborations with the British Museum and other cultural institutions, which are incorporated into undergraduate teaching.
  • Our degree course combines focus and flexibility, allowing you to pursue your interests.
  • You will acquire analytical and presentational skills valued by employers, leading to careers in heritage-related professions, the media, education, civil service and the performing arts.

Career prospects

Our graduates go on to work in a range of professions, including law, banking, the civil service, information technology, librarianship, education, heritage industries, the media, journalism and the performing arts; While others choose to stay and pursue postgraduate qualifications at King’s.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Greek Language 
  • Latin Language 
  • Art & Archaeology of Greece & Rome
  • Introduction to Ancient History (c. 1200 BC-AD 600)
  • Greek & Latin Literature: An Introduction
  • Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
  • Working with Greek & Latin Literary Texts: An Introduction
  • Introduction to Byzantium and Modern Greece: The Greek-speaking world from 330 AD to today
  • Receptions of the past: The Hellenic world from antiquity to today

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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).
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • AAB
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.
  • Preferred subjects

Classical Civilisation, Ancient History or History preferred.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 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.

Funding

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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