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Latin and Linguistics BA (Hons)

The University of Manchester

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QQ61

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    15th

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    1 (Classics & Ancient History)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    153

  • Graduate Prospects

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    66

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.08

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Joint honours Latin and Linguistics is based on the study of Latin language and literature in each of the three years of study, pursued in parallel with analytical study of the structures and theories of language, including the nature of language and models of its structure. Latin may be taken by complete beginners (course 2) as well as by post A-level students (course 1). Students may also take specialist courses in ancient history, philosophy, art and archaeology. There is a wide range of styles of teaching, including lectures, seminars, small-group tutorials and virtual seminars via the web.**The course aims to:** - Develop and encourage students' interest in the languages, literature and culture of the classical world, by providing a broadly based and challenging curriculum including course-units that are innovative and stimulating, informed by the research expertise of the teaching staff, and examined by a range of methods of assessment; - Advise and suggest course units which best exploit the interactions between the subjects of Latin and Linguistics; - Enable students to read an ever-growing range of ancient authors in the original, with accuracy, fluency and enjoyment; - Provide students with progressive language courses in Latin, starting from elementary, intermediate or advanced level, consolidating any existing knowledge of the language(s) and developing particularly reading knowledge but also some active competence and other language-based and language-related skills; - Train students in the methods, techniques and approaches necessary for the critical study of Latin literature, based on extensive reading of classical texts, studied both in the original language(s) and in translation; - Help students to work independently and to organise effectively their own schedules of personal study; - Produce graduates with the transferable cognitive skills necessary to equip them for employment, postgraduate study, or further training.**Special Features**Students may apply to spend one semester studying abroad during the second year of their degree. For more information consult the Study Abroad Programme website. Manchester is an international centre for linguistics and English language, with a range of lively activity.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Extended Project
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

Grades ABB. A-level subjects will normally include at least one subject which has a written element (i.e. which is not a purely practical programme).  If you offer Latin and Greek as two of your subjects, you will continue your study of these languages; if you have not studied these before, then you will begin your study of them.Typical Contextual Offer: BBB

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

15th

About this University

The University of Manchester is one of the largest single-site universities in the UK, with 40,000 students from almost every country in the world. With world-leading research and social responsibility at its heart, Manchester is a place to innovate, to lead and to make a difference. A Russell Group university, it is ranked in the top 30 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020).

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