A Level Classical Civilisation
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
The course will provide the opportunity to study both Greece and Rome and their surrounding worlds.
You will develop an understanding, appreciation and knowledge of the Greeks and Romans through the buildings, art, poetry, plays and philosophy they have left us with.
Specifically, Year 1 of the course will involve the study of Greek art, as well as a study, in some depth, of Homer’s Odyssey, an epic poem which tells the story of a hero’s journey back from the Trojan War.
The Second year of the course studies the Roman Epic, Virgil’s Aeneid, which will be compared and contrasted with the Odyssey, as well as an overview of Greek religion and philosophical attitudes towards the Gods.
- 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, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology requires 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.