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BAClassical Literature and Civilisation

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Fascinated by ancient Greece and Rome? Love reading and thinking for yourself? Then this innovative degree is for you. You will encounter the classical world in all its diversity, with the chance to explore its literature, culture,religion and history, and the many ways in which classical antiquity lives on in our world today. You will have the chance to travel to Greece or Italy and conduct your own research in places such as Pompeii, Crete, or Delphi. You may choose to learn Latin or Greek, or continue your study of either language from AS or A level onwards, or you may wish to pursue your studies entirely by working on literature and sources in English translations.


The programme is taught in the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology where you will have the opportunity to explore not only the classical civilisations of Greece and Rome, but also the cultures of Egypt and Ancient Western Asia, as well as the Byzantine Empire.

Programme structure

This course offers a core programme in Classical Greek and Roman Literature and Culture, as well as the chance to explore option and specialisms in related disciplines such as Ancient History, Egyptology, Archaeology, and Byzantine Studies.

You will learn in a variety of different contexts, such as lectures, seminars, interactive workshops, independent research, and field trips. You will be supported by outstanding library resources, and have access to departmental facilities including a small study library and the museum. Classical Literature and Civilisation graduates from Birmingham benefit from a higher than average rate of employability for the subject, with 90% going into work or study within six months of graduation. The wide range of careers pursued by graduates of Classical Literature and Civilisation from Birmingham includes the law, publishing and media, the civil service, NGOs and charities, business and management, and education at every level.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States