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The Classical World & its Reception MA


King’s College London Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Full time & Part time September MA One year FT, two years PT

About the course

This course explores the way the Classical world has been reflected in the art, literature and culture of later periods, and how the ancient world has shaped the modern.

You will be taught in the Department of Classics, by experts in the field of Classical reception. Our research and teaching strengths stretch from the Aegean Bronze Age and the ancient Near East, through Greece and Rome to Byzantine and Modern Greek literature and culture, giving the course a breadth unmatched anywhere in the UK.

The course is interdisciplinary, and is open to students with no prior knowledge of ancient languages.

Key benefits

  • Study in one of the UK’s largest and oldest departments of Classics. Classics has been taught on the Strand for over 200 years.
  • Unrivalled location for the study of the ancient world
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Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree with 2.1 honours in an appropriate subject, such as Classics, Classical Studies/Classical Civilisation, History, Archaeology, English Literature, Modern Languages, Comparative Literature, or Theatre Studies, Religious Studies, Film Studies, Liberal Arts, Politics, Philosophy; although applications from candidates qualified in any Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences are welcome.


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