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King's College London, United Kingdom, Strand

Classical and Modern Greek Studies, B.A.

  • Classical and Modern Greek Studies, B.A.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 16,056

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

A unique opportunity to study a degree exploring aspects of the ancient, medieval and modern worlds.

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Course Overview

About Key benefits One of the very best classics departments in the country, renowned for its quality of teaching, student experience and cutting-edge research. The department stages an annual Greek play in the original language, providing students with an opportunity to experience the Greek dramatic tradition. King's is one of only three UK institutions that teach Modern Greek at BA degree level. The Centre for Hellenic Studies at King's is the largest of its kind with all staff active in research at international level in a wide range of fields. Location makes collaboration possible with many Greek cultural organisations based in London. Graduates go into a wide range of professions, including law, government service, journalism, teaching and the financial services industries.


Programme Structure Ancient Greek Language 1 Ancient Greek Language 2 Ancient Greek Language 3 Introduction to Byzantium and Modern Greece: The Greek-speaking world from 330 AD to today Art and Archaeology of Greece and Rome Greek Literature: An Introduction Reading Modern Poetry Comparatively: Greek and English Receptions of the Past: The Hellenic World from Antiquity to Today Introductory Greek Texts: Prose Introductory Greek Texts: Verse Greek Texts: Poetry Greek Texts: Drama Greek Texts: Prose Homer Sex and the symposium: The evidence of Athenian painted pottery Death in Greek Literature Early Greece from Troy to Marathon Democracy, Empire and War: Greece 446-338 BC The Byzantine Empire, 600-1453 Myth & Literature: Ancient Stories, Modern Meanings Female Voices in Greek & Latin Literature

Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements International BaccalaureatePass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 665 including modern or ancient Greek at HL 6. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.European BaccalaureateSee our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.

English Entry Requirement


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King's College London


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