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The Exeter Award

Enhance your employability


  • combine subjects not otherwise possible at Exeter
  • cross-subject degrees to suit your interests and career ambitions
  • leads to a named degree title of the subjects you study
  • study two subjects, or sometimes three
  • create your own themed pathway
  • vary the proportion of the subjects each year
  • add vocational elements to your studies
  • opportunities for study and work abroad


Second year programme - Flexible Combined Honours

Roman inscription, Colosseum, RomeThe second year of Latin has the same structure as the first year and it shares the same modules. You add to the range of modules that you took in your first year.

One compulsory module is taken in the second year:

  • Classical Language and Texts: Latin IV - CLA2254 (30 credits)

At least one module is chosen from the group known as Text and Context - some examples of modules:

  • Ancient Novels - CLA2403 (15 credits)
  • Roman Laughter - CLA2405 (15 credits)
  • Horace and Augustus - CLA2407 (15 credits)
  • Suetonius and Imperial power - CLA2408 (15 credits)

And if required, one module is chosen from the groups Ancient Sources or Ancient World:

Ancient Sources - some examples of modules:

  • Roman Historical Writing - CLA2303 (15 credits)
  • Nature and Culture - CLA2305 (15 credits)
  • Brave New Rome of Augustus - CLA2354 (15 credits)
  • Globalisation in the Roman Empire - CLA2357 (15 credits)

Ancient World - some examples of modules:

  • Roman Philosophy - CLA2508 (15 credits)
  • Roman Religion - CLA2510 (15 credits)

The modules available each year vary, in part as some are taught in alternate years. Check the departmental list to see the modules available in the current year.

Overall the compulsory and chosen modules make a total of 60 credits in this half of your Flexible Combined Honours programme.

Classics and Ancient History department.