King's College London

Course Introduction

Embrace the study of all aspects of the cultures of Greece and Rome and their influence on later ages. Learn a range of literary, historical, archaeological and philosophical skills. You are also encouraged to take at least one language module.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Greek ethics; introduction to ancient poetry; persuasion and rhetoric in Greece and Rome; ancient monarchy from Persia to Rome; democracy and oligarchy in the classical world; living and dying in the ancient world. Year 2 examples: Roman religions (continuity and change); medicine and society in the ancient and early medieval world; periclean Athens; Pompeii; ptolemaic Egypt; Roman Britain; Roman history to 31 BC; the fall of the Roman republic. Year 3 examples: Dissertation; optional modules.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher AAAAB
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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97% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 90%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 96%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 10
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 60%

Total Coursework: 40%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation