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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This wide-ranging BA Classical studies degree covers classical Athens, republican Rome and modern representations of antiquity in film, literature and painting. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement or study trip to Rome.On this course you will gain an in depth understanding of a wide range of themes and topics in the study of the classical world. You'll read and analyse a considerable number of classical texts, interpret a number of archaeological objects, ancient images and monuments, and gain an appreciation of ancient languages.You will be introduced to themes, methods and theories in the study of the literature and history of the ancient world as well as exploring works of art from ancient Greece and Rome, looking not only at the objects themselves, but also on the contexts within which they were produced and used.Myths and mythology is studied throughout the course, exploring the uses of mythological stories, characters and motifs since antiquity right up to the present day. You'll make full use of London's enviable collections of classical material and the range of postclassical receptions around the city with organised trips to the British Museum and Soane Museum. Plus, our own campus acts as a learning resource as it is rich in neoclassical artworks and architecture.Currently there are options to study ancient Greek and Latin languages, go on a study trip to Rome and take part in an archaeological dig or volunteering in a museum as part of the work placement module.This course balances the academic study of classics and ancient history today with personalised preparation for the 21st-century workplace - 91% of our BA Classical Civilisation students are in work or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016 results). You will leave knowing how to identify, select, organise and interpret information, write analytically, develop independent thinking and conduct research-based activity.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,145per year

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has a friendly international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
A range of pre-sessional English courses are offered, and dedicated support for international students throughout their studies

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 24 1

    56th out of 100 10

    47th out of 51 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    100 50%

    23rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    35.0 35%

    20th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    2nd

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    101 50%

    81st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    9th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    94 46%

    47th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    40th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    15th

    17

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