This course is perfect if you have a knowledge and love of either Latin or Greek and want to add that second ancient language to your repertoire, while learning more about the classical world through the study of texts in the original as well as artefacts, ideas and past-deeds. Enrol on BA Classics at Royal Holloway and you will spend at least half your time studying Latin and Greek, reading texts in the original words of the author. The remainder of your time will be spent understanding the minds, hearts and actions of the ancient Romans and Greeks through the study of ancient philosophy, history, classical archaeology as well as Latin and Greek literature in translation. As a Classicist 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.