University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Classics

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Course summary

Students who take Classics at Lampeter UWTSD get the following benefits: 1. We provide the opportunity to study Greek and Latin in-depth, whether you already have a knowledge of the ancient languages or not. Students can learn Greek and Latin from complete beginners’ level, or continue their studies post-GCSE or A-Level. 2. An array of ancient texts are explored at advanced level, both prose and verse. Among the type of texts students will get the opportunity to study are the Theogony of Hesiod, Herodotus’ Histories, the Gallic Wars of Julius Caesar and the poetry of Statius. 3. All students taught in small interactive groups, in a friendly and supportive environment. 4. Students have the opportunity to study abroad opportunities with our partners at Bologna (Italy), Tarragona (Spain), MacEwan University (Canada), Nipissing University (Canada), and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro (USA). 5. Staff have teaching and research expertise in a wide array of areas from the poetry of Pindar, Ovid and Statius to Greek and Roman epigraphy. 6. Students have the opportunity to choose elective modules on the ancient world or from all other humanities subjects and topics.

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BA) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Cultures and Philosophies of Politics (20 credits; optional) • Death, Burial and the Afterlife (20 credits; optional) • Exploring the Humanities (20 credits; compulsory) • From Egypt to the Near East: Phenomena of the Mediterranean (20 credits; optional) • Gender, Sex, & Sexuality: Historical & Critical Perspectives (20 credits; optional) • Humans and Other Animals (20 credits; optional) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Morality, Ethics and Reason (20 credits; optional) • Myths and Mythology: How Stories Shape the World (20 credits; optional) • Power and Inequality (20 credits; optional) • Power and Inequality (20 credits; optional) • The Colonial Project and the Humanities (20 credits; optional) • The Nature of Objects: Why Matter Matters (20 credits; optional). Year Two – Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) • Armies and Navies: Studies in Ancient Warfare: Greek Prose (20 credits; optional) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Classical Mythology In Roman and Medieval Times: Latin text (20 credits; optional) • Crime and Punishment in the Ancient World: Greek Sources (20 credits; optional) • Greek 1 (20 credits; optional) • Greek 2 (20 credits; optional) • Greek 3 (20 credits; optional) • Households in the Ancient World: Greek Texts (20 credits; optional) • International Independent Study Module (40 credits; optional) • International Independent Study Module (60 credits; optional) • Latin 1 (20 credits; optional) • Latin 2 (20 credits; optional) • Latin 3 (20 credits; optional) • Murder, Mayhem and Megalomania: The Life and Times of the Emperor Nero: Latin Prose (20 credits; optional) • Murder, Mayhem and Megalomania: The Life and Times of the Emperor Nero: Greek Sources (20 credits; optional) • Persephone in Myth: Latin Verse (20 credits; optional) • The Life and Times of Caesar and Cicero: Latin Sources (20 credits; optional). Year Three – Level 6 (BA) • Armies and Navies: Studies in Ancient Warfare: Greek Prose (20 credits; optional) • Classical Mythology In Roman and Medieval Times: Latin text (20 credits; optional) • Crime and Punishment in the Ancient World: Greek Sources (20 credits; optional) • Households in the Ancient World: Greek Texts (20 credits; optional) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • International Independent Study Module (40 credits; optional) • International Independent Study Module (60 credits; optional) • Murder, Mayhem and Megalomania: The Life and Times of the Emperor Nero: Latin Prose (20 credits; optional) • Persephone in Myth: Latin Verse (20 credits; optional) • The Life and Times of Caesar and Cicero: Latin Sources (20 credits; optional). Prospective students should be aware of the following: • Not all optional modules are offered every year • Optional modules are delivered subject to sufficient student numbers • Language modules are optional/compulsory/core according to linguistic ability • There are many Level 5 and Level 6 versions of the same module. Students can only take this module once; this depends on which year the modules are offered in.

Assessment method

The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q800
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
Lampeter Campus
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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80%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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