A Level • Level 3
About the course
Classical Civilisation is a study of the great cultures of Ancient Rome and Greece. This course is ideal if you are interested in studying the society and culture of civilisations which have deeply affected the development of the world we live in today. Modules include: Greek and Roman Epic Literature, Greek Tragedy and Women in Athens and Rome. In recent years, the modules have been largely literary based as the team of experienced tutors have all specialised in this area. However, although Classics is primarily a textbased subject, you are regularly encouraged to utilise technology in the Active Learning Zone for research projects both inside and outside of class.
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
At least six GCSEs at grade 5 or above in a good range of subjects, including both English and Mathematics. Additional entry requirements for this course are:There are no additional entry requirements for this course. Entry requirements for all qualifications are subject to a reference from your previous school or place of study
A Levels are assessed via external examination
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may decide to progress onto an Apprenticeship or a Higher/Degree Apprenticeship. You will also have the opportunity to progress onto a wide variety of Degree courses. Careers that this course may lead to include Historian, Teacher, Archeologist, Curator, Archivist, Barrister, Chartered Accountant, Editorial Assistant, Heritage Manager.
Extra curricular activities
There are plenty of activities and visits to take part in that will help you achieve your ambitions. You may have the opportunity to take part in trips to European locations including; Rome, Barcelona and Greece. You will take part in the College Destinations week and you will also benefit from a wide range of guest speakers to enrich the curriculum.