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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

By combining Classics (75% of your course) with Philosophy (25%) you'll have the opportunity to study ancient Greek and Latin as the major element of your degree alongside ancient and modern philosophy. With roots of the subject anchored in the ancient world, Philosophy makes an ideal partner for classical subjects.Classics is perfect if you have a knowledge and love of either Latin or Greek and want to add that second ancient language to your repertoire while learning more about the classical world through the study of texts in the original as well as artefacts, ideas and past-deeds.You will study both Latin and Greek language and literature, reading texts in the original words of the author. The remainder of your time will be spent understanding the minds, hearts and actions of the ancient Romans and Greeks through the study of ancient philosophy, history, classical archaeology as well as Latin and Greek literature in translation.As a Classicist, you will be part of our Classics department, where the quality of research that informs our teaching and a friendly, individual approach which shapes the way we guide our students combine to create an unbeaten academic experience. A thriving Classics Society contributes to the friendly and sociable atmosphere of our department.At Royal Holloway, we have a unique approach to Philosophy that looks beyond the narrow confines of the Anglo-American analytic or the European tradition of philosophy focus on both traditions, their relationship and connections between them. The result has been the creation of a truly interdisciplinary and collaborative programme that brings together academic staff from departments across the university.With the opportunity to examine (amongst other things) the mind and consciousness, aesthetics and morals, the self and others, the range of subjects available to Philosophy students at Royal Holloway guarantees that there will be something on offer that really engages you during your time with us.- Learn Latin and Greek, one of which can be from scratch.- Study texts in the original language using highly developed linguistic skills.- Consider ancient cultural, social and political contexts.- A historical range from ancient to contemporary analytic philosophy.- Develop critical skills for your career or further study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 18,800per 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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A level : BBB - ABB

- Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required.- Socio-economic factors which may have impacted an applicant’s education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants.Required Subjects: A level Latin or Greek at grade B or grade A or grade 7 GCSE if not taken at A level

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University information

Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 25

    14th out of 52 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    130 63%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    8th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    131 62%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    15th

    16

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