Why Study Classics at Kent? • Inspirational Teaching: 95% of final-year Classics students who completed the National Student Survey 2022 were satisfied with the overall quality of their course and Classics at Kent was ranked 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction by The Complete University Guide 2023 • Work alongside internationally-renowned experts: Our academics are practicing experts in the languages and literature of the ancient world, covering the works of Virgil, Homer, the Greek historians, Cicero, ancient philosophy, and post-classical literature • Unlock over a thousand years of literature: Study the development of western literature from the world of the bronze age and Homeric epic to the writings of Byzantine Christian scholars and saints • Decipher ancient languages: Uncover the secrets of the past and learn Latin, Ancient Greek, and Egyptian Hieroglyphs • Kickstart your career: As a Kent graduate, you will be ready to construct and lead engaging arguments, be quick to recognise context and skilled to propose alternative solutions. And your wide-ranging work with historical sources will improve your ability to think critically, take part in debate and make informed decisions. This means Kent’s Classics graduates are ready to step into a career of limitless opportunities, so you can effect change in the places you want to see it. • Expand your Horizons: In a competitive market, having something that differentiates you from the crowd is a real plus. This course provides the option to study abroad or work in industry for a year, demonstrating flexibility in your outlook and displaying enthusiasm and a drive to succeed in new environments.
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:
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- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
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