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Classical Studies with English BA

UCAS code: Q8Q3

Classics

Key information

Course type:
Major/minor honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Our Classical Studies with English BA is an interdepartmental course that will allow you to develop an in-depth knowledge of the Classics while studying English literature. You will spend most of your time in the Department of Classics. This will allow you to gain skills and experience in Latin and Ancient Greek language and texts, philosophy, history, art and archaeology. You will also study modules from the Department of English, and this literal combination of subjects will enable you to see echoes of the ancient world as they are picked up, reinvented and transformed over the centuries through to the modern day. The Classical Studies with English BA comprises of 360 credits in total and is studied over three years. Each year, you will study a set number of optional modules covering different aspects of the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome (including literature, philosophy, history, art and archaeology, and Latin and Ancient Greek languages) and English Literature.

Key benefits

  • King's Classics Department is one of the largest in the UK, with unique coverage from the Bronze Age to Modern Greece.
  • Central location offers collaborations with the British Museum and the Museum of London, which are incorporated into undergraduate teaching.
  • Graduates are equipped with analytical and presentational skills valued by employers, leading to careers in heritage-related professions, the media, education, civil service and the performing arts.
  • One of the oldest English departments in the country, with an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research.
  • Central location offers access to Shakespeare’s Globe, and countless other sites and buildings with literary associations.
  • Offers a wide range of modules and diverse approaches.

Employability

Our graduates go on to work in a range of professions, including law, banking, the civil service, information technology, librarianship, education, heritage industries, the media.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Assistant Tax Advisor, Ernst & Young
  • Human Resources Administrator, Health Resources International
  • Web Administrator, Intrico Products Ltd
  • Illustrator, Self Employed Illustrator
  • Marketing and Publishing Graduate Scheme, The Telegraph Media Group
  • Research Intern, Environment Agency
  • Sales Operations Admin, Associated Press TV News
  • Latin Teacher at a university
  • Client Relations Associate, Fidelity Investment Managers
  • Customer Management Executive, CMC Markets
  • Senior Course Support Assistant, Coventry University

Employability

Our graduates go on to work in a range of professions, including law, banking, the civil service, information technology, librarianship, education, heritage industries, the media.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Assistant Tax Advisor, Ernst & Young
  • Human Resources Administrator, Health Resources International
  • Web Administrator, Intrico Products Ltd
  • Illustrator, Self Employed Illustrator
  • Marketing and Publishing Graduate Scheme, The Telegraph Media Group
  • Research Intern, Environment Agency
  • Sales Operations Admin, Associated Press TV News
  • Latin Teacher at a university
  • Client Relations Associate, Fidelity Investment Managers
  • Customer Management Executive, CMC Markets
  • Senior Course Support Assistant, Coventry University

Key information

Course type:
Major/minor honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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