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Main entry requirements
- Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. - Socio-economic factors which may have impacted an applicant’s education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants. - Required subjects:Greek A level grade B or grade A or grade 7 GCSE if not taken at A level and at least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9 - 4 including English and Mathematics.
Subjects to include Greek grade B
Subjects to include Greek grade B
Distinction, Distinction in a related subject and A-Level grade B PLUS GCSE Greek grade A or 7, or AS/A-Level Greek grade B Applicants need at least five GCSE passes at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.
Distinction, Distinction, Distinction in a related subject plus GCSE Greek grade A or 7, or AS/A-Level Greek grade B. Applicants need at least five GCSE passes at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.
Grades 5,5,5 at Higher Level including 5 at Standard or Higher Level Greek with a minimum of 32 points overall
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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You’ll love this course if you are a Greek linguist who’s keen to develop their language skills and understanding of ancient Greece still further. With the opportunity to learn Latin and the chance to study the classical world through artefacts, ideas and past-deeds, there’s lots to learn on this course. As those of you who have studied the language to A-level standard will know, learning classical Greek provides insights not only into ancient culture but also into the workings of language in general. This course is designed to develop your language skills still further by focusing on the study of ancient Greek texts. Over three years you’ll become a specialist in both the language and literature of the ancient Greeks with the opportunity to add Latin into your skillset too. For those who have a curiosity that extends beyond language and literature, there’s the option to study classical archaeology, ancient philosophy as well as ancient history and classical literature in translation. As a student of Greek 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.
Royal Holloway has one of the most beautiful campus settings in the UK - including the historic Founder's building at the centre of student life and modern academic and social facilities all within easy reach of London. Beyond the buildings there are acres of woodland and open spaces. Over 2,600 Royal Holloway students participate in 100 clubs and societies offered by the students' union.
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