A Classics degree is for students interested in studying the Classical past, focussing on cultural and intellectual history. Classics courses incorporate a wide range of topics and subjects, including history, art, literature and theology, and it can be studied as a joint or single honours programme.
Students will gain a critical appreciation of world views and culture, learning how today was influenced by the past. First year modules will introduce you to aspects of the Roman and Greek world, where you will study key literature and theology, whilst in latter years you can choose to conduct further study on past historians and advanced research, allowing you to become a better classicist.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.
To learn more about the best Classics courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Classics and Ancient History universities in the Guardian University Guide 2023 below:
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