King's College London, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: King’s College London

Classical Studies

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Course summary

Explore the ancient world on our most flexible Classical Studies degree. On the Classical Studies BA, you can investigate all aspects of Greece and Rome, with further modules offered on the Near East, Byzantium, and modern Greece. You may also explore the influence of Greece and Rome on later history and culture, including the contemporary world. With no required modules, this is our most flexible degree – allowing you to shape your pathway based on your own areas of interest. Key benefits

  • Top five for Classics in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2018). Our Department is renowned for its quality of teaching, student experience and cutting-edge research.
  • King's Department of Classics is one of the largest in the UK, with unique coverage from the Bronze Age to Modern Greece.
  • Collaborations with the British Museum and other cultural institutions, which are incorporated into undergraduate teaching.
  • Our degree course combines focus and flexibility, allowing you to pursue your interests.
  • You will acquire analytical and presentational skills valued by employers, leading to careers in heritage-related professions, the media, education, civil service and the performing arts.
  • The possibility to transfer to the Classics (Greek & Latin) BA in Year 2, provided that in Year 1 you took Greek & Latin Literature: An Introduction (30 credits) and a Greek or Latin language module (30 credits) in which you did well.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/classical-studies-ba

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q810
Institution code:
K60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Preferred subjects: Classical Civilisation, Ancient History or History


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept a number of English language tests taken as part of school-level qualifications. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/index The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
Classical Studies at King's College London, University of London - UCAS