King's College London

Course Introduction

Intensive study of Latin and/or ancient Greek language and literature, or Greek and Roman culture, with some language work combined with French language, literature and culture. Based in central London and includes a year abroad

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Myths of Greece and Rome or languages and literature; Latin or Greek language; core French language; introduction to French literature. Year 2 examples: The ancient and medieval book; the Byzantine saint; the classical tradition; Greek literature and culture under the Roman empire; Greek philosophy (Plato and Aristotle); post'Aristotelian philosophy (neo'Platonists); stoics, epicureans and sceptics; theory of literature; ovid through the ages. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: The stylistics of translation; medieval Occitan literature; the debate about women in the middle ages; 16th'century encounters with the new world; the literary perception of the Honn'te Homme.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
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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92% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 85%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 88%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 81%

£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 5
Unknown 5

17% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 56%

Total Coursework: 33%

Total Practical: 11%

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

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