90-105 credits of compulsory modules, 15-30 credits of optional modules

The first year gives you a foundational knowledge of classics theory, concepts, and texts, plus the opportunity to study Ancient Greek or Latin. You will also gain important analytical techniques that will be useful across a range of subjects and research tasks.

Subject to choosing 120 credits for the stage overall, you must:

a select either CLA1005 or CLA1006; the modules run in alternate years so you must select the one which is running in this academic year.

b select 30-90 credits of Classical Language and Texts module at the appropriate level from this list.

c select 15-45 credits of Text and Context modules from this list.

d select 15-45 credits of Ancient Sources (Written Evidence) modules from this list.

e select Ancient World: Roman Philosophy (CLA1508/CLA2508) or Ancient World: Greek Philosophy (CLA1507/CLA2507) in either stage 1 or 2; the modules run in alternate years so you must select the one which is running in this academic year. If you do not take one of these modules in stage 1, you must take one in stage 2.

f select 0-30 credits fromthis list of Classics and Ancient History optional modules.

Compulsory modules

CodeModule Credits
CLA Stage 1 BA Classical Studies compulsory modules [See note a above]
CLA1005 Greek and Roman Narrative 30
CLA1006 Greek and Roman Drama 30
CLA Stage 1 BA Classical Language and Texts modules [See note b above]
CLA1201 Classical Language and Texts: Greek I 30
CLA1202 Classical Language and Texts: Greek II 30
CLA1203 Classical Language and Texts: Greek I and II 60
CLA1204 Classical Language and Texts: Greek III 30
CLA1251 Classical Language and Texts: Latin I 30
CLA1252 Classical Language and Texts: Latin II 30
CLA1254 Classical Language and Texts: Latin III 30
CLA1255 Classical Language and Texts: Latin I and II 60
CLA Stage 1 BA Text and Context modules 2019-0 [See note c above]
CLA1401 Text and Context: Early Greek Poetry 15
CLA1405 Text and Context: Roman Laughter 15
CLA1410 Text and Context: Writing Women in Ancient Literature 15
CLA Stage 1 BA Ancient Sources (Written Evidence) modules 2019-0 [See note d above]
CLA1302 Ancient Sources (Written Evidence): Greek Historiography to the End of the Fifth Century BC 15
CLA1307 Ancient Sources (Written Evidence) Ancient Medicine 15
CLA Stage 1 BA Ancient World modules [See note e above]
CLA1507 Ancient World: Greek Philosophy 15
CLA1508 Ancient World: Roman Philosophy 15

Optional modules

CodeModule Credits
CLA Stage 1 BA Classical Studies optional modules 2019-0 [See note f above]
CLA1001 Greek History: Problems and Sources 30
CLA1002 Roman History: Problems and Sources 30
CLA1351 Ancient Sources (Material Evidence): Greek Temples 15
CLA1354 Ancient Sources (Material Evidence): Brave New Rome of Augustus 15