King's College London

Course Introduction

A unique opportunity to study a degree exploring aspects of the ancient, medieval and modern worlds. Study modern Greek plus either classical Greek or Latin languages. The course is based in central London.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: 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; late antiquity to Byzantium. Year 2 examples: Describing Constantinople; Greek drama/Roman drama; narrative literature in antiquity; performance literature in antiquity; presocratics, hippocratics and sophists; the ancient and medieval book; the Byzantine saint; the classical tradition. Year 3 examples: Year abroad. Year 4 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 Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 82%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 74%

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

88% Go on to work and/or study

In work 44
Studying 41
Studying and working 3
Unemployed 6
Unknown 6

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 53%

Total Coursework: 27%

Total Practical: 20%

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

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