This course is perfect if you have a knowledge and love of either Latin or Greek and want to add that second ancient language to your repertoire, while learning more about the classical world through the study of texts in the original as well as artefacts, ideas and past-deeds. Enrol on BA Classics at Royal Holloway and you will spend at least half your time studying Latin and Greek, reading texts in the original words of the author. The remainder of your time will be spent understanding the minds, hearts and actions of the ancient Romans and Greeks through the study of ancient philosophy, history, classical archaeology as well as Latin and Greek literature in translation. As a Classicist you will be part of our Classics Department, where the quality of research that informs our teaching and a friendly, individual approach which shapes the way we guide our students combine to create an unbeaten academic experience. Ours is a a vibrant, stimulating environment in which to learn, producing graduates with an outstanding record for employment or further study, while a thriving Classics Society contributes to the friendly and sociable atmosphere of our department.
- Learn Latin and Greek, one of which can be from scratch.
- Study texts in the original language using highly developed linguistic skills.
- Tailor your degree to your own interests with flexible non-linguistic options.
- Consider ancient cultural, social and political contexts.
- Develop analytical, communication and research skills.
Please refer to our website for information: https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/classics/classics.aspx
Your course will be assessed by a combination of examinations and in-course assignments in the form of essays or presentations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Combinations of qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, please contact us at [email protected] to discuss your situation.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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