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Classical Civilisation and English Literature with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Classical Civilisation and English Literature covers a wide variety of modules in past cultures including Greek and Roman worlds and their impact on English Literature. Studying this three-year BA joint honours degree opens up a range of exciting career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills, which are highly valued by employers.

The cultures of Greece and Rome have hugely impacted western civilisation andits literature. Explore Greek and Roman mythology; history and society; gothic and genre fiction; gender and culture; renaissance literature; national and global literatures and creative and professional writing.

You will have the chance to explore and examine civilisations that may appear distant but remain influential in the 21st century.

YOUR CLASSICAL CIVILISATION AND ENGLISH LITERATURE EXPERIENCE

During your first year, you will explore Greek mythology as well as varied and flexible course content, so you can shape your Classical Civilisation and English Literature degree to your own interests, whether in Greek history and society, Roman art and architecture, renaissance literature; national and global literatures; modernity and contemporary writing.

Our interdisciplinary approach means you make connections with a range of subject areas – examining past cultures and their impact on literature.

You will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and the Society of Ancient Studies and organises social and cultural events and you can be involved in projects with the Dylan Thomas Centre and the National Theatre Wales.

CLASSICAL CIVILISATION AND ENGLISH LITERATURE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats along with strong research and analytical skills.

Our Classical Civilisation and English Literature graduates enter careers in a wide variety of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Politics and humanitarian organisations
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Museum and heritage

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 106 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    131 64%

    37th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    69th

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