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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BA Classics course will enable you to study Greek and Latin language and literature while also exploring the political, social and intellectual history of the ancient Greek and Roman civilisations.You can learn either or both languages from beginner level and tailor your course unit options to focus on Greek or Latin language and literature together with Ancient History, depending on where your interests lie.There are four possible routes through this course: - Route 1 - study both Greek and Latin; - Route 2- Greek focus; - Route 3 - Latin focus; - Route 4 - combine language study with ancient history and literature units. We offer two versions of this course - one for those with traditional qualifications (e.g. A level) in one or both of Latin and Greek, commencing at an appropriately advanced level and another for those with little or no experience of either language, for which we can offer you courses aimed at complete beginners. Where appropriate, the texts for literary and historical course units are studied in the original language.Study with us and you'll also have access to exclusive resources such as the Special Collections of The John Rylands Library (home to papyri, medieval manuscripts and early printed books including very early copies of the Homeric poems) and the Manchester Museum (the University's own on-campus holdings), with its world-class Egyptology collections.You'll be taught by experts in Greek and Roman language, literature, culture and history. You will be able to choose from course units covering topics such as Latin love poetry, Greek myth, ancient epic and the literature of exile. Optional units are also available in a wide range of topics in Ancient History and Archaeology and in areas as diverse as Greek philosophy and Egyptology. Depending on your level of language expertise, you will be able to study some of the texts for your literary and historical course units in the original Greek or Latin.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB

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 A-level subjects will normally include at least one subject which has a written element (ie. which is not a purely practical programme).General Studies is welcomed bu

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    151 73%

    11th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    18th

    3

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