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Classical & Archaeological Studies and Comparative Literature - BA (Hons)

University of Kent
3 yrs F/T (4 with a yr abroad); 6 yrs P/T (7 with a yr abroad)
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Canterbury
English
September 2020
48,600 GBP
University of Kent

Program description

Classical & Archaeological Studies and Comparative Literature - BA (Hons)

Classical & Archaeological Studies is very interdisciplinary in nature, making it an ideal joint honours subject. Studying it with Comparative Literature enables you to transcend boundaries of place, period and language. The Classical heritage still shapes literary culture today, while archaeology draws upon interpretative strands from many different disciplines.

Classical & Archaeological Studies explores a hugely interesting and varied range of subjects  – literature, mythology, drama, archaeology, art and architecture, history, languages and philosophy – and the way they all connect in the study of ancient civilisations, including those of Egypt, Greece, Rome and their neighbours. At Kent, you also have the opportunity to learn Latin or Ancient Greek, which are taught at beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.

Comparative Literature gives you a broad international perspective on literary history, movements and genres. You study texts from Classical antiquity to the present day in English translation, including works by authors such as Homer, Ovid, Dante, Goethe, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Flaubert, Proust and Kafka, as well as British classics such as Shakespeare, Dickens, Joyce and Woolf.

Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

At Kent, we encourage all those who have the ability to study at university to apply, and we accept a wide range of qualifications. Please note that each program of study will have specific entry requirements, look up your program using our course finder and check under the 'Entry requirements' tab.

Subjects accepted for the General Entry Requirement:

  • A levels
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • BTEC/OCR
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma

We are happy to consider other qualifications on a case-by-case basis, including the following qualifications, providing they demonstrate a satisfactory standard and include a pass in English at the equivalent of GCSE:

  • Scottish (SQA) higher/advanced higher qualifications
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Certificate in Education
  • University degree
  • Advanced International Certificate of Education
  • Advanced Placement (AP) – a minimum of two full APs is required
  • Overseas certificates (including some other European Union (EU) countries)
  • Higher School Certificate of Matriculation of approved overseas and EU authorities
  • American High School Diplomas if accompanied by two full AP passes
  • School Certificates and Higher School Certificates awarded by a body approved by the University
  • Matriculation from an approved university, with a pass in English Language at GCSE/O level or an equivalent level in an approved English language test
  • Kent’s foundation programs, provided you meet the subject requirements for the degree course you intend to study
  • An examination pass accepted as equivalent to any of the above.

For information on entry requirements for your country, see our International Student website.

English Language Requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level. See our English language requirements page on our website for full details.

For specific entry requirements for your country and other relevant information, see the International Student website.


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Tuition fees

The full-time tuition price for Overseas students is 16200 GBP per annum

The part-time tuition price for Overseas students is 8100 GBP per annum

Scholarships & funding

The University of Kent has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world and is pleased to offer a number of Scholarships for Undergraduate and Taught Masters students. The Scholarships are worth £8,000 towards the cost of tuition fees and are offered to nationals of any country paying overseas fees.

Further details on how to apply and a full list of scholarships available can be found on the University of Kent's Scholarships and Funding web pages.

Continuing studies

For more information please visit the university website.

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University of Kent

University of Kent
Giles Ln
CT2 7NZ Canterbury
United Kingdom

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