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Classics (Greek and Latin)

King's College London

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
19800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Benefit from studying Classics from a wide variety of angles – exploring literature, philosophy, religion, archaeology and ancient history. The Classics (Greek and Latin) BA at King's College London embraces the study of all aspects of the cultures of Greece and Rome by developing your skills in Ancient Greek and Latin languages.

Overview

The Classics (Greek and Latin) BA at King's College London is an interdisciplinary course that will allow you to explore aspects of the classical world through the development of your understanding of Ancient Greek and Latin, and by reading ancient texts in their original form.

You will also be encouraged to research the many intellectual and political ways in which the Classical world connects to the modern world in which we live.

Key benefits

  • The Department is renowned for its quality of teaching, student experience and cutting-edge research.
  • If you have never studied Latin or Greek at school you may still join the Classics BA in the second year, after completing a first year in another programme and provided certain preconditions are met (see below).
  • King’s Classics Department is one of the largest in the UK, with unique coverage from the Bronze Age to Modern Greece.
  • The Department stages an annual Greek play in the original language, providing students with an opportunity to experience and participate in the Greek dramatic tradition.
  • Collaborations with the British Museum and other cultural institutions, which are incorporated into our undergraduate teaching.
  • Graduates go into a wide range of professions, including law, government service, journalism, teaching and the financial services industries.

Career destinations

Recent graduates have found employment as:
  • Assistant Tax Advisor, Ernst & Young
  •  Human Resources Administrator, Health Resources International
  • Web Administrator, Intrico Products Ltd
  •  Illustrator, Self Employed Illustrator
  •  Marketing and Publishing Graduate scheme, The Telegraph Media group
  •  Research Intern, Environment Agency

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Greek Language 
  • Latin Language
  • Introductory Greek Texts: Prose 
  • Introductory Greek Texts: Verse
  • atin Texts: Drama

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.
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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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.
  • Required subjects

Latin or Ancient Greek 

  • 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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