You will be studying at a top'ranking languages department with an outstanding research record. We offer excellent quality equipment and dedicated language learning facilities. Classical Studies offers a wide range of options including classical archaeology and ancient philosophy as well as classical literature and ancient history. You will have the opportunity to study Latin and/or Greek at all levels; from beginner's to advanced. You will have the opportunity to benefit from an immersive third year of study spent in a German'speaking environment. You can choose between partner universities such as Heidelberg, Munich and Vienna, teaching placements at German or Austrian schools, or work placements in business or industry.
German Year 1: German language 1; German language 2; reading German literature; truth, language and art: key questions in the humanities; modern Germany (history and society); introduction to comparative textual analysis; the birth of European film or reading European film 1. Year 2: German language 2 (grammar and translation); German language 2 (current affairs); history and politics as reflected in the German cinema from the 1930s to the 1990s; ideals and realities in German drama; narrative strategies in German prose fiction; introduction to modern European philosophy. Year 3: placement year. Year 4: German language 3. Classical Studies Year 1: introduction to Greek literature; introduction to roman literature; introduction to ancient philosophy; Greek history and the city'state; roman history and society (the Julio'Claudians); the birth of Christian Europe; introduction to Greek archaeology; introduction to roman art; materials and methods in classical archaeology. Years 2 and 3: Homer; the tragedy of Euripides; Greek comedy; Herodotus; Plato; Cicero; Lucretius and Virgil; roman historiography; roman satire; Virgil; Ovid; Greek drama; studying ancient myth; ancient literary criticism; roman drama; Greek literature under the roman empire; culture and identity from Nero to Hadrian; gender in classical antiquity; Greek history to 322 bc; Greek law and law courts; Periclean Athens; Egypt in the roman empire; roman Britain; roman army; the city from Augustus to Charlemagne; the philosophy of Aristotle; the dialogues of Plato; stoics, epicureans and sceptics; logic and rhetoric; Neo'Platonism and Christianity; the built environment in classical antiquity; Greek and roman art in context; near eastern art and archaeology; archaeology of the black sea; Pompeii; Athens and Attica; the Greeks overseas; special topics; extended essay.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
Full Time With Time Abroad
Full Time With Time Abroad
- GCE A-level ABB-AAB
- European Baccalaureate 75%
- International Baccalaureate 32
- SQA Advanced Higher
- Course specific
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
- SQA Higher
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
- 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 84%
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Total Written: 46%
Total Coursework: 31%
Total Practical: 23%