A Level Classical Civilisation

Uncover this A Level gem and become immersed in the fascinating period of history that has shaped the modern world. A Level Classical Civilisation is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study a range of topics such as historical events and the culture of the Ancient World. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses including: Archaeology, Ancient History, English, History and Sociology.

  • Course Information
    • Course Code
    • Attendance Pattern
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Full Time
    • Course Location
      Langdale Road, Leyland
    • Age Group
      School Leavers (16-18)
    • Course Duration
      2 years
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  • Overview

    Our course focuses on issues such as:

    • What can Greek art teach us about the religion, society, history and politics of the ancient Greeks?
    • Why does Homer’s Odyssey still inspire modern culture and literature, despite being thousands of years old?
    • What was it to be a hero in the ancient world? • What role did religion play in the lives of the Ancient Greeks?
    • How did philosophical thinking start to challenge the concept of the Greek Gods? The influence of the classical world is all around us. We are all familiar with Greek and Roman myths and legends – Hollywood loves stories like the fall of Troy– but the influence of these two cultures on our everyday lives is wider than that.

    Course Highlights:

    Trips to Greece, Rome and Naples.

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  • Entry Requirements

    For our A Level programme our entry requirements are a minimum of 5x Grade 5.

    *Please note that A Level English requires a Level 6 in GCSE English

    *Please note that A Level Maths requires a Level 6 in GCSE Maths

    *Please note that A Level Biology requires a Level 5 in GCSE Maths and a Level 6 in GCSE Science.

    *Please note that A Level Chemistry, Physics and Geology require a Level 6 in GCSE Maths and Science.

  • How will I be assessed?

    100% written examination.

  • Progression Pathway

    Students can progress onto a wide variety of degree courses including Archaeology, Ancient History, English, History and Sociology. Career opportunities include jobs in specialist areas such as an archaeologist, museum curator or archivist, heritage industry, journalism, law, media and politics.

  • National Careers Service

    For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.