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Classics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #49 (QS) Bristol, United Kingdom
Our Classics BA at University of Bristol focuses on the study and appreciation of a wide spectrum of Greek and Latin literature. Languages are taught at all levels from absolute beginner onwards. Some classes concentrate on building and developing language and translation skills, while others focus on literary criticism and engagement with the text.

Overview

In the first two years of the Classics programme from University of Bristol you will study both Greek and Latin and choose optional units from literature, philosophy, art, and political, social or cultural history. There is the possibility of studying abroad for a semester in the second year.

In the third year you continue with at least one ancient language, choose from a range of seminar-based special subjects, and write a dissertation on your own specialist research project. You will also plan, market and execute a project aimed at presenting classics to the wider public, with a member of staff acting as adviser.

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this course based on student choices.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday
    • Duration description

      Part-time study over six years with daytime, weekday teaching

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Greek Language 
  • Latin Language
  • Sculpture
  • Historical Survey: Ancient Greece
  • The Greeks and the Supernatural
  • Approaches to Poetry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    103

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  • Minimum required score:

    73

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General Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: AAA 
  • A-level Contextual offer: ABB 
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3.
  • Access to HE Diploma offer: Pass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities/Humanities with Social Sciences) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Additional written work may be required.
  • BTEC offer: DDD in a relevant subject, with Distinctions in specified units

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 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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  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
  • Part-time tuition fees will normally be charged on a pro rata basis

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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