Taught course

Classical World and its Reception

Institution
King's College London · Department of Classics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree with 2.1 honours (or overseas equivalent) 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

It is taught in the Department of Classics, by experts in the field of Classical reception. The Department's 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 world.

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

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Daniel Orrells
Email
daniel.orrells@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 7000
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200