King's College London

Course Introduction

Explores archaeology, art, literature and thought. Students are able to choose Greek or Roman history or both; study significant periods, great individuals or key themes. There is also the opportunity to learn Latin and/or Greek

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: 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; Greek and Roman antiquities in the British museum; the archaeology of capital cities (Athens and Rome). Year 2 examples: The classical tradition; Greek literature and culture under the Roman empire; Greek philosophy 1 (Plato and Aristotle); post'Aristotelian philosophy (neo'Platonists; stoics, epicureans and sceptics; theory of literature; ovid through the ages. Year 3: 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
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Higher AAAAB
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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85% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 79%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 94%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 79%

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

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 56%

Total Coursework: 44%

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

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