经典, 希腊 和 拉丁

The study of classics, 希腊 和 拉丁 at 黄金城官网大学 immerses students in works of literature of enormous richness that have provided inspiration for so many areas of later western literature, culture 和 thought.

希腊 courses at St Andrews teaches students to appreciate the history, social values, religion 和 哲学 of the ancient world. 希腊 modules cover a variety of areas from the archaic period through to late antiquity.

拉丁 courses at 黄金城官网大学 teaches students the language that is the ancestor of many European languages through the study of epic poetry to historiography 和 letter-writing. 拉丁 modules cover a vast timeline from the pre-classical period to the Middle Ages.

Studying classics combines the study of 希腊 和 拉丁 literature 和 language from archaic Greece to the Late Roman Empire, all around the Mediterranean world 和 beyond.

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Undergraduate

Postgraduate taught

Postgraduate research

The School of 经典 offers PhD 和 MPhil research programmes 和 supervises on the following topics:

  • 希腊 和 拉丁 literature
  • ancient history
  • art 和 archaeology
  • 哲学
  • reception studies.

应用, you should first identify 和 contact a potential supervisor you would like to work with in your intended research area. Find out how to contact a research supervisor.    

“The lively debates 和 discussions both inside 和 outside of class pose both a welcome academic challenge as well as foster a real sense of community. I started 拉丁 和 希腊 as a beginner 和 am now confidently studying both at Honours.”

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First in the UK for classics 和 ancient history

Guardian 大学 Guide 2021

First in Scotl和 for classics 和 ancient history

The Complete 大学 Guide 2022

First in Scotl和 for research excellence in classics

The most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014)