The Classics Department at Reading offers one of the widest ranges of specialist subjects in the UK, from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity and beyond, taught by world-leading experts.
Explore the fascinating world of the classical age and acquire analytical skills crucial for a successful career: our degree courses are an excellent place to start your Classics journey.
In 2020, our students gave us an 88% overall satisfaction rating in the National Student Survey (for more details, ask us at www.reading.ac.uk/question).
Exceptional range of modules
Join us on a journey of discovery through the ancient world, exploring the history, literature, art, culture and language of these classical civilisations.
VARIED LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
During your degree you will attend lectures and interactive seminars which enable you to refine your knowledge and engage in debate with leading academics.
GAIN PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
At Reading, we work with you to prepare you for your career beyond graduation, through volunteering opportunities, placements, and the development of essential transferable skills.
THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF A SUCCESSFUL CAREER
We help prepare you for your career with employability modules built into the structure of your degree. The range of analytical skills developed during classical study enables you to go into a variety of different professions.
DISCOVER ANOTHER CORNER OF THE WORLD
What better way to enhance your classical degree than to see the world and the ancient sites you are studying. We offer an incredible opportunity to build travel into your studies and have the experience of a lifetime.
Interested in studying Classics?
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