Choose Maximum Of 60 credits from the following Modules: NOTE : Select enough optional modules to make your total credits up to 120 credits for the whole yer (after your compulsory modules).
Students may take 20 credits of Languages for All modules.
You’ll gain a useful attention to detail along with ways and means to approach the unfamiliar with confidence.
Our Classical Civilisation graduates enter careers in a wide variety of sectors including: In your first year you will typically explore Greek history and society, Greek and Latin language and Greek mythology.
To enrol in a TB2 Latin or Greek module, you must enrol in a corresponding TB1 module.
Student should not take modules more than one beginning ancient language in the year.Your early studies will introduce you to ancient philosophy and rhetoric, ancient art and architecture.You will then choose your pathway with modules to suit your own interests, before focusing in depth on your final research project to produce your final dissertation.Choose Minimum Of 20 credits from the following Modules: NOTE : YOU MUST CHOOSE AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING MODULES.To enrol in a TB2 Latin or Greek module, you MUST enrol in the corresponding TB1 module.You’ll also have the chance to explore Greek and Roman history and society, architecture and archaeology, warfare and empire, gender, religion, politics and economics—or learn about ancient Egypt. The feel for the creativity of ancient authors and flair for in-depth analysis which we hope to inspire in you will set you apart in the eyes of employers.Your development of skills in analysing form, content, and context, in synthesising complex information, and in producing clear and logical arguments, both orally and in writing, will stand you in good stead in your future careers.We teach several of these classes to second- and third-year students alike, with different assessments for each year group, to enable student progression over the course of the degree.Swansea is an established centre for the study of narrative, especially the ancient novel, under the auspices of our research group KYKNOS.And you could start learning some Latin or ancient Greek as a way to get a greater appreciation for the original authors’ use of language.In your second year, you’ll do a methodological course in how to perform what we call ‘close reading’ or ‘practical criticism’, and we have a range of text-based modules, arranged according to genre, which mirror the texts which the academic staff research and work on—these include Homer, the various ancient novels, Latin elegy, Roman verse satire, Platonic philosophy, and tragedy.