If you are captivated by classical literature and philosophy and are keen to understand more about ancient history and classical archaeology, Classical Studies is an ideal degree course for you. Classical Studies is a flexible degree that offers a great deal of choice in subjects related to the ancient world. It’s ideal for those of you who want to immerse themselves in lots of aspects of ancient Greece and Rome – its literature, history, philosophy and archaeology – even its languages; Greek and Latin can be studied at whatever level you’re at and for one, two or three years. There is also the possibility of spending a year abroad, experiencing how classical society has had a lasting impact on history, culture and politics. As a student of Classical Studies you will be part of our Classics Department, where the quality of research that informs our teaching and a friendly, individual approach which shapes the way we guide our students combine to create an unbeaten academic experience. + A centre for excellence in both teaching and research, 98% of our research is recognized as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognized (REF 2014). + Top in the UK for overall student satisfaction, scoring 100% in The National Student Survey of 2015. + A thriving Classics Society that contributes to the friendly and sociable atmosphere of our department. + A vibrant, stimulating environment in which to learn, producing graduates with an outstanding record for employment or further study.