The history, society, culture and literature of the ancient Greeks and Romans.There's lots of variety.
Lots of reading! You'll be studying ancient sources, as well as what modern scholars say. Apart from tuition in class, you will be expected to research and work independently.
Knowledge - the ability to assimilate information
Understanding - the ability to interpret and assess evidence
Communication - the ability to structure and organise your ideas
For all topics you will be studying ancient sources, but you will be reading them in English translation. You dont need to have studied classics at GCSE.
This is a wide-ranging subject.As well as Classics, recent students have gone on to study subjects as diverse as law, modern languages, archaeology, English, and history of art.