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BA Classical Studies
Examine classical myths, legends and literature and gain specialist research skills.

BA Classical Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
ABB
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades BBB, not including General Studies.  A-level subjects will normally include at least one subject which has a written element (ie. which is not a purely practical programme).
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

Approx 30 places / 180 applicants

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Study the literature, culture and history of the Greek and Roman worlds.
  • Take specialist course units such as ancient literature, history, religion, philosophy, art and archaeology.
  • Learn Greek or Latin (or both) at any level, including beginner, but language study is not compulsory.
  • Study at a top 10 UK university for arts and humanities (QS World University Rankings 2018).
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Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 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
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 1252
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/classicsancienthistory/
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