Museum and Classical Studies BA (Hons)

University of Reading

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Course info

UCAS CODE P1Q8
Learn to think and research like a museum professional, while exploring the classical world through literature, material culture and history.Central to the course is the hands-on experience you will gain at our three on-site museums, including the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, which is situated in the Department of Classics. Discover the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome; choose to learn Latin or Greek, study ancient literature, and broaden your knowledge of these worlds through optional ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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30th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
31st
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
20th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-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 - 86 = 14% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Classics graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Classics graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

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
60%
Classical Studies
51%
English Literature
32%
Psychology
16%
Religious Studies & Theology
13%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£20,300 per year
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£20,300 per year
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Latest Classics reviews

Classics
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Student Reviewer
03 Jan 19

Classical Studies BA (Hons)

so far I have loved uni and all that has been provided within my course and...
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Student Reviewer
03 Jan 19

Classical Studies BA (Hons)

up intil 3rd year it would have been 5. This year I have been abandoned by all professors in my...

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How Classics students rated:

Student rating ( 3.5) 6 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 17%
3 star 33%
2 star 0%
1 star 16%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,844 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 58%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
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University of Reading
CUG ranking
31st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Reading has a single aim: to make the world a better place for all. By helping to tackle global challenges – from the climate crisis, sustainability, and world hunger, to natural disasters, mental health, and the pandemic – they are working towards everyone’s tomorrow, a mission in which their students are integral. For students who are passionate about delivering a brighter future, for everyone and everything, Reading is a university that’s doing something about it. The university believes that learning goes beyond the transfer of knowledge, and they strive to continually increase their global reach. Their research – 98% of which is rated of international standing in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 – has real-world impact and can directly benefit students’ learning. The discoveries made one day could be heard in lecture theatres the next.

Where you'll study

University of Reading

Room 208 Pepper Lane Reading
Wokingham
RG6 6AH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Basingstoke  0.3 miles away

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