Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

It allows you to specialise in classical Greek language and literature, with the opportunity also to learn Latin, and study it for up to three years. It offers a wide range of non'linguistic options including classical archaeology and ancient philosophy as well as ancient history and classical literature in translation. You will have the opportunity to acquire skills of translation not only from classical Greek into English but also from English into classical Greek. You will have the option to take a second year project and to write a third year dissertation if you wish. You will become part of a friendly and supportive department with a tradition of good pastoral care.

Course Modules

Modules include: beginners Greek; intermediate Greek; Greek language and reading; intensive Greek; Greek prose composition; Greek verse composition.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Part Time Day
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • Course specific
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • SQA Higher AABBB
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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93% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 62%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 40
Studying 35
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 15

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 65%

Total Coursework: 35%

£4,300 - £5,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation