Undergraduate courses

UROP students in ClassicsThe Department of Classics at Reading consistently scores among the best in the UK for student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey. We are home to experts in Greek language, literature and culture; ancient religions; Roman social, economic and architectural history; art and material culture; reception studies; Greek and Roman drama; ancient linguistics, ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. This enables us to offer some of the most diverse and wide-ranging undergraduate courses you will find. All our programmes allow students either to begin or improve their knowledge of ancient languages, to undertake a work placement for credit, to study in Athens or Rome, and to learn a modern language as part of their degree. Unrivalled volunteering opportunities and the chance to get involved in cutting-edge research help to ensure that your degree will go on working for you.

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UG & PGT Programme enquiries:


+44 (0) 118 378 8420


Post Graduate Research enquiries:

Catherine O'Hare

+44 (0) 118 378 5799


Student Support:

Patrick Holmes

+44 (0) 118 378 5443


Karon Curran

+44 (0) 118 378 4243

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In the 2013 National Student Survey, Reading Classics achieved a 94% overall rating for teaching quality.


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