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German and Classics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: QR82

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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

Classics explores the languages and literatures of the ancient Greeks and Romans. German literary culture has been profoundly influenced by the reading of such works since the Middle Ages. **German**On this programme, you will have the chance to gain professional skills in all aspects of German, including writing, speaking, presenting and translating, thanks to four years of intensive training, including a year abroad.You will also explore German-language literature, film and theatre, all within the context of historical and political developments from the eighteenth century to contemporary times.You will be able to engage with significant works that demonstrate the classical influence, such as works by the great German writers Goethe and Schiller.**Classics**You will acquire sound grammatical understanding of both ancient Greek and Latin. This includes a good knowledge of vocabulary, and of the different uses of each language by various authors.You will also study two civilisations that used the classical languages in a range of contexts, including:* politics* religion* philosophyThis will give you an appreciation of the rapport between different ancient societies, as well as an understanding of their relationships with language and literature.**Why Edinburgh?**We are unique in Scotland in offering students a full academic year abroad within the four-year honours programme, regardless of whether you spend the year studying or working. German universities have a very strong tradition in teaching Classics, which means you will have an excellent choice of destinations.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at B or 6 and 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

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    8th out of 24 13

    19th out of 40 11

  • 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 226
    175 90%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    19th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    29th

    5

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