Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Arts and Humanities (Classical Studies) (R14-CS)

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Course summary

This is one of several specialist routes available in our BA (Honours) Arts and Humanities (R14). The degree starts by developing your understanding of the world we live in through a variety of perspectives, periods and subjects – including classical studies. You’ll then take at least two specialist classical studies modules, discovering more about classical Greece and Rome by exploring sources as varied as poetry, drama, history writing, art, architecture, archaeology, inscriptions, and philosophy. Alongside your study of classical studies, you can choose to study a second specialism from art history, creative writing, English language, English literature, history, modern languages, music, philosophy and religious studies. This will entitle you to include both subjects in the name of your degree, or complete your degree with modules chosen from a wide range of options. Key features of the course

  • Specialise in classical studies within a broad and flexible arts and humanities degree
  • Covers the key concepts, theories, methods and debates in classical studies
  • Explores themes such as Greek myth and Roman imperialism through primary sources and scholarly criticism
  • Relevant to careers in teaching, museums and libraries, business, the creative industries and many other sectors

Course details


This degree has three stages. You’ll start Stage 1 with a broad introduction to the arts and humanities followed by up to two modules chosen from a variety of subjects. Next, at Stages 2 and 3, you'll specialise in Classical Studies in combination with either a second specialism in arts and humanities or study modules from across the arts and humanities curriculum.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £19368 Whole course
International £19368 Whole course
England £19368 Whole course
Channel Islands £19368 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £19368 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6444 Whole course
Scotland £6444 Whole course
Wales £7848 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Arts and Humanities (Classical Studies) (R14-CS) at Open University - UCAS