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Level 7

Level 7 modules available in 2019-20

The modules offered in each academic year are subject to change in line with staff availability and student demand so there is no guarantee every module listed here will run. Module descriptions and information may vary between years.

The following MA programmes are organised on an intercollegiate basis:

  • MA in Ancient History
  • MA in Classics
  • MA in Classical Art & Archaeology

MA in The Classical World & its Reception: students may take modules with intercollegiate partners, however the programme is not organised on an intercollegiate basis.

Students on all programmes can take credits from all three of the participating colleges - King's, UCL and Royal Holloway – and also the Institute of Classical Studies. For modules at other institutions, see the UCL Greek & LatinUCL HistoryRoyal Holloway Classics and Institute of Classical Studies websites.

A provisional timetable is available as a PDF here. 

From late August 2019 onwards, please consult the King's online timetable for up-to-date information (guest login allows you to select a department then view the timetable by module or by programme).

Module availability list 2019-20

Modules are listed by subject area and some may be cross-referenced.

+ : A cross indicates that the module incorporates a significant amount of reading texts in the original language and requires advanced language skills (except language aquisition modules). In some cases, besides in-class translation there will also be a translation-based element of assessment; see particular details for each module under ‘assessment'.

Research Skills

Language Acquisition 

Full year modules (40 Credits)

Further language modules are offered by other University of London institutions:

Beginner's Latin for Research: UCL History 
Intermediate Latin: Birkbeck History, Classics and Archaeology*
Advanced Latin: RHUL Classics 

*NB: Birkbeck offer evening classes only. Students studying Intermediate Latin  at Birkbeck should register for both SSHC266S7 Intermediate Latin (30 credits) and SSHC349H7 Intermediate Latin II (15 credits) to ensure you have sufficient credit as required.

The Institute of Archaeology at UCL also offers an Introduction to Middle Egyptian Language and an Introduction to Coptic Language & Culture. Please discuss the suitability of these options with your personal tutor.



Art & Archaeology

Full year modules (40 credits)

Semester 1 modules (20 credits)

Semester 2 modules (20 credits)

Term 3 module at the British School at Rome (40 credits)

  • 7AACM851 The City of Rome (40 credits British School at Rome Annual Postgraduate Course)
    **Taught over eight weeks in April and May and only available to KCL Department of Classics students**

Further art & archaeology modules are offered by UCL Institute of Archaeology.


Full year modules (40 credits)

Semester 1 modules (20 credits)

Semester 2 modules (20 credits)

Reception modules taught by the Comparative Literature Department

***Please note these modules are not part of the intercollegiate MA programme and are only available to King's College London students***


Full Module List 2019-20


Modules from other departments

Modern Language Centre

MA students have the option of taking a 20-credit language module as part of their degree. This will be taught at the King’s Modern Language Centre (MLC). If taken for credit the 20-credit language module must be taken as part of your overall tariff of 180 credits and will count towards your degree result

NB: The 20-credit language modules are taught over both semesters.
These include:
7AALGK01 Modern Greek Stage One
PGT Interdepartmental modules (KCL students only)
There is a vast range of modules available to MA students in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. More information about these (including a list of all available modules, sorted by theme) and further instructions can be found on this page.
You can also find details of all modules taught in the Faculty in the relevant departmental pages:
Comparative Literature
• Culture, Media & Creative Industries
Film Studies
Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Theology & Religious Studies
Department offices will confirm module availability on application by the student.
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