Classical Civilisation

A Level

A subject not commonly offered by many school sixth‑forms and colleges, Classical Civilisation offers the opportunity to study the literary and material Culture of the Ancient Greeks and Romans.

Overview

A subject not commonly offered by many school sixth‑forms and colleges, Classical Civilisation offers the opportunity to study the literary and material Culture of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. You will explore aspects of classical civilisation which have been significant in the development of the modern world, and develop an important understanding of classical societies and their values.

Assessment:

Exam (100%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in English Language

Exam board: OCR
Costs:

£30 per year for textbooks plus optional field trips.

Programme leader:

Robin Milne

Course structure

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Careers

There are various career options that may attract classicists including teaching, academia, museums work, archaeology, archive work, librarianship and more.   Students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.

Higher Education

Whilst many students continue on to study subjects including classics, ancient or modern history, English literature and philosophy at university, this course provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level.

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