Undergraduate study in Classical Studies

What you can study in Classical Studies

You can study texts in English translation and original artworks to develop your understanding of Greek and Roman myth, art, literature and philosophy. You can study works by writers such as Homer, Sappho, Aristophanes, and Plato.

Classical Studies courses offer a balance of Greek and Roman areas of specialisation.

Structuring your major in Classical Studies

If you are beginning a BA in 2018

You can take a major in Classical Studies as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018

For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.

For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.

For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.

How to choose your courses

You can choose your courses from those listed in the BA schedule for Classical Studies. You must also meet any specific requirements indicated in the schedule.

2018 BA schedule for Classical Studies

Courses

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Classical Studies:

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Classical Studies, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.