Full time & Part time September MA One year FT, two years PT
History & Archaeology (19) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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The Classics MA at King's College London offers a unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of ancient Greece and Rome. This intercollegiate course allows you to choose from a wide range of modules taught at prestigious institutions such as UCL and Royal Holloway. With the Institute of Classical Studies as your resource, you'll have access to one of the best Classics libraries in the UK. The programme is designed for graduates with a 2:1 BA degree in Classics or a related subject, and the ability to read Latin and/or Greek texts. Prepare for a career in education, journalism, finance, politics, or the cultural sector with this highly respected degree.

About the course

This course gives you the opportunity to study the classical world in one of the UK’s largest Classics departments, with a focus on Greek and Latin language and literature. It is an intercollegiate course enabling you to take a wide range of options taught at King’s, UCL and Royal Holloway. You can take advantage of our close links to the Institute of Classical Studies, one of the UK’s best Classics libraries.

It leads to further research or careers in education, journalism, finance, politics and cultural sectors.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 BA degree with honours in Classics, Classical Studies, Classical Civilisation, Ancient History, Archaeology, or a related subject such as English, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy and Religious Studies.

Applicants must be able to read texts in Latin and/or Greek.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

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"I chose King’s due to the strong research and teaching reputation, along with the involvement that postgraduate students can have with seminars between different departments. You have the chance to challenge yourself both within and outside your subject area."

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