Classical Studies AS/A2

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
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What will you be working towards?

Code SHS27
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


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



How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements

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.



Your next steps...

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.