Why choose Joint Honours Anthropology and Classical Civilisation? 1. We provide the opportunity to study a wide array of topics and themes. On the Classical Civilisation side you can focus your attention on mythology and religion, literature and art, or social, political and economic history as suits your tastes. On the Anthropology side you can focus your attention explorations of modern societies and related fieldwork. 2. All students are taught through small groups, with interactive lectures, one-to-one tutorials, and seminars – all in a friendly and supportive environment. 3. Students have the opportunity to go on local and international field trips to places like Rome and Athens. Additionally, for the Anthropology component, students will have opportunities to study abroad and to undertake volunteer work in Africa. 4. Staff have teaching and research expertise in a wide array of areas from the poetry of Ovid and Statius to the study of ancient warfare, economics, iconography, and Romano-Celtic religious practices. Likewise, our Anthropology team are active researchers leading in their fields. 5. Students have the opportunity to choose elective modules from all other humanities subjects and topics.
Anthropology explores the fundamentals of what it means to be human. It takes the whole world as its point of interest and brings one face to face with the eye-opening variety of human behaviours both in the present and from the past. While in Classical Civilisation, you will study a wide range of modules covering not only fascinating historical figures like the Athenian statesmen Pericles, well-known military leaders like Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar, as well as historical "boogy-men" like the Emperor Nero – but also the great literary output of these worlds – the Homeric epics, the tragedies, Cicero – as well as basic aspects of everyday life, such as the role of women, religion, warfare and the economy.
The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1,000 to 4,000 words in length, document analysis, book/ journal reviews, short reports and reflective journals, time tests, seen and unseen tests, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.
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
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|