Classical and Modern Greek Studies

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BA

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Full Time

| UCAS code: QR79
King's reviews its optional modules on a regular basis, in order to continue to offer innovative and exciting programmes. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that any particular optional course will run in a given year and the options listed below are subject to change.

YEAR 1

Core modules:

  • Modern Greek language

First year students choose two from a range of optional modules, which may include options such as:

  • Art & Archaeology of Greece & Rome
  • Introduction to Ancient History (c. 1200 BC-AD 600)
  • Art & Empire: The Legacy of Byzantium
  • Reading Modern Poetry Comparatively

Department of Classics full module descriptions: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/classics/modules/index.aspx

Centre for Hellenic Studies (Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies) full module descriptions: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/chs/modules/index.aspx


YEAR 2
Core modules:
  • Modern Greek language

Second year students choose one or two from a range of optional modules, which may include options such as:

  • Modern Greek language
  • Views of Antiquity
  • Languages & Literature
  • Greek History down to 322BC
  • Greek Drama
  • Hellenistic Art
  • The Byzantine Empire, 600-1453
  • Constantinople: Imperial Capital - Medieval Metropolis
  • Myth and Literature: ancient stories, modern meanings
  • Modernity & the Nation in Greek Fiction since 1922.
Department of Classics full module descriptions: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/classics/modules/index.aspx

Centre for Hellenic Studies (Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies) full module descriptions: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/chs/modules/index.aspx



YEAR 3
Normally spent abroad.

YEAR 4

All final year students may choose to research and write a dissertation on a classical subject and take three or four optional modules, which would include options such as:

  • Dissertation on a classical subject
  • Greek Sculpture 750-300 BC
  • The Hellenistic Near East
  • Greek Religion
  • Greek Texts
  • Modern Greek dissertation
  • Long essay in Linguistics
  • Language polotics and ideologies: Greek, European global contexts
  • War in Greek Poetry 1897-1981
  • Romanticism and Revolution: Byron, the Shelleys and Greece
  • Origins of nations and nationalism: Identity in the Hellenic world
  • Descent to the Underworld: transformation of a myth

Full module descriptions can be found on our website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/classics/modules/index.aspx

Centre for Hellenic Studies (Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies) full module descriptions: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/chs/modules/index.aspx


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