Classical Studies and Comparative Literature BA (Hons)

King's College London, University of London

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UCAS CODE QQ28
This programme combines the comparative study of world literature with special attention to the literatures and cultures of the Classical world. Many of the staff in both Classics and Comparative Literature research how these classical works have influenced later literature, but from different viewpoints – you will have the opportunity to compare these different approaches as well as literary genres, themes and contexts. The Department of Comparative Literature at Kings includes 12 languages... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
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62nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
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26th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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11th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Classics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
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Average salary
Average salary
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After 6 months
Classics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Classics graduate salary
£21,000

Others in Language and Area Studies

Modules
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Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
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The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Classics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
60%
Classical Studies
53%
History
51%
Religious Studies & Theology
14%
Government & Politics
12%

Others in Language and Area Studies

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Where you'll study

King's College London, University of London

Strand
London
City Of Westminster
WC2R 2LS United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Temple  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Charing Cross   0.2 miles away

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