Latin was the language of the ancient Romans, and for 1500 years the principal international language of Europe. Latin has considerable significance in linguistics, history and literature.

Areas of study

Postgraduate study in Latin involves advanced study of the language and of literary texts in the original. Courses reflect the research strengths of the Department of Classics and Ancient History, which include: drama, epic and lyric poetry, historiography, philosophy and satire.

You can study Latin in the following programmes:

What you will learn

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Career opportunities

Recent graduates have moved on to careers in journalism, teaching, public relations and human resources.

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