University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

Classics (4 years)

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Course summary

Classics at Cambridge isn’t just studied as a period in the past, it also looks at how classical culture, language and philosophy have affected the history of Western civilisation right up to the present day. Our course encompasses the history, culture, archaeology, art, philosophy and linguistics of classical antiquity and the study of original texts and artefacts. You can either specialise in a particular field or retain the breadth with which the course starts. The four-year course is for those with little or no Latin, and offers a preliminary year which focuses on Latin language and Roman culture.

Course details


How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This College only accepts students age 21 or over when the course starts. Other Cambridge Colleges may offer this course, explore these options above.

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/classics#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants may be required to take a pre-interview or at-interview written assessment. Please check the website for details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).


English language requirements

For details of our English Language Requirements, please visit:

https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Classics (4 years) at University of Cambridge - UCAS