Classics BA (Hons)

Durham University

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UCAS CODE Q801
The Classics degree is language-focused, although how much language is studied and at what level depends upon you. The course is designed to be equally suitable for students who have A-levels (or equivalent) in Greek and/or Latin and for students with no experience in one or both languages. We offer modules in both Latin and Greek, in prose and verse, at every level, from complete beginner to very advanced, and you’ll be able to take modules which are appropriate to your level of language ... READ MORE

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Full time | College of St Hild and St Bede | 3 Years | 25-SEP-23

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Uni rankings

CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
6th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
3rd

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
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 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Classics graduate salary at this uni
£26,000
UK Classics graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
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Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Classics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
57%
Classical languages
49%
English Literature
42%
Classical Studies
34%
Mathematics
24%

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£9,250 per year
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Latest Classics reviews

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18 Dec 18

Classics BA (Hons)

I am very involved with extra-curricular activities ranging from welfare to organising college events and I am enjoying...
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18 Dec 18

Classics BA (Hons)

Socially very good, not many contact...

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How Classics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 7 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.1) 924 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 55%
3 star 12%
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Where you'll study

Durham University

St Hild and St Bede Durham
DH1 1SZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Durham  0.5 miles away

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