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Students examining ancient urns
BA Classics
Explore the literature, culture and history of the Greek and Roman worlds with this flexible course.

BA Classics / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades ABB-BBB, not including Gen Studs. A-level subjects will normally include at least one essay-based subject (ie. where at least 60% of the assessed material is essay work).
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

32 points overall (core points accepted). 6,5,5 at Higher Level. See A-levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Approx 20 places / 120 applicants
How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • You are interested in ancient languages, literature, history and culture
  • You want the opportunity to study ancient languages in depth and read classical literature in the original languages
  • You are looking to study ancient sources in their original languages
Classics and Ancient History


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £17,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Katie Cowey
+44 (0)161 306 1252
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Academic department overview

See: About us

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