Taught course

The Classical World and its Reception

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

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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Explore the way the Classical world has been reflected in the art, literature and culture of later periods, and how the ancient world has shaped our modern world today - its architecture, politics, philosophy, language and more.

Taught in the Department of Classics, by experts in the field of Classical reception.

Our expertise stretches 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 open to students with no prior knowledge of Greek of Latin.

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 thanks to London’s unique range of specialist libraries, museums and galleries.
  • Extraordinarily wide choice of modules, drawing on the resources of the whole of the University of London.
  • King’s graduates enjoy one of the best employment rates in the UK. King’s was ranked fourth in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Admissions
Email
sspp-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk