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Classics and Linguistics

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will study courses that introduce you to the history, archaeology and literature of the Greek and Roman worlds. Depending on your degree programme you will take two or more of: The Greek World 1A: Greece in the Making (Greek Culture from the Bronze Age to 476 BC); The Greek World 1B: Greece's New Horizons (Greek Culture in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods); The Roman World 1A: the Rise of Rome (Culture of Early Rome and the Spread of Roman Power Across the Mediterranean); and The Roman World 1B: The Roman Empire (The City of Rome and its Vast Empire, from the Antonine Wall to the Euphrates).

Year 2:
You will take courses that introduce you to the methods used in the study of ancient history, classical art, classical archaeology and classical literature.

Year 3:
You will choose specialist courses from a range, such as Early Greek Philosophy, Socrates and Plato, Popular Culture in the Ancient World and Literature and Society in the Age of Trajan.

Year 4:
As Year 3.

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (minimum) but typically AAAB (first sitting) or 4/5 Highers at AABB/ABBBB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) plus English at National 5 at C.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English at National 5 at C. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting by end of S5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

QQ81

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

History, Classics and Archaeology

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

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