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Classics degrees in the USA

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Study a Classics degree in the USA in 2024

If you are fascinated by ancient history and how it has contributed to today's society, discover ancient Greek and Latin literature and culture through studying a degree in Classics. You will study the ancient Greek and Latin languages, and learn about the political and intellectual history of these two great cultures.

Graduates of Classics degrees will have developed strong transferable skills such as a mastery of linguistics and depth of knowledge of literature, and strong communication skills. Career paths can include museum curation, academia and higher education, civil services and local government, journalism and heritage work.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Ancient history
  • Archaeology
  • Greek language
  • Latin language
  • The Roman empire

Study in the USA

With over 1.1 million international students choosing the USA as their higher education destination each year, the country is one of the most popular study abroad destinations in the world. There are consistently many USA based universities and colleges ranked within the top 100 in the QS World University rankings, and it is not uncommon for the top 10 rankings to be dominated by American universities as well. As one of the biggest countries in the world, you will have many choices when it comes to deciding where you want to study abroad.

See our detailed guide to studying in the USA for international students.

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