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Classics and Linguistics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: QQ81

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In MA Classics and Linguistics, you will combine the study of ancient Greek language and literature with linguistics and linguistic theory with a particular focus on the English language. The study of Greek will give you access to one of the world's great literatures. You will read foundational texts of the western tradition (epic, tragedy, philosophy and history) in their original language. This will complement your studies in linguistics. This means you will have the opportunity to investigate linguistic structures in both a dead and a living language. While the programme shares a common structure with MA Classics and English Language, from Year 2 there is a focus on linguistics courses. Your final dissertation is taken in either classics or linguistics.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 24 13

    5th out of 33 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    165 83%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    3rd

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    22nd

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    182 87%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    29th

    4

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