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Latin A-Level at Reading School

Course description

The study of Latin helps to develop logical thinking, as well as enhancing analytical and evaluative abilities. As such, many students that opt for Latin do so to complement the Maths/Further Maths and Physics subjects that require many of the same skills.

At the same time the study of literature augments other subjects, most particularly English Literature and History; the study of this language obviously provides the basis for other Romantic languages.

Course content

During the course students will have the privilege to study some of the greatest Classical works, as well as exploring the nuances of translating them. Latin is an extremely well regarded A-level subject, however the most important reason for taking Latin is that the student really enjoys the course! On account of its versatility the study of Latin can lead directly to a whole plethora of careers, including the civil service, law, computer programing, journalism or accountancy; and indirectly to becoming a mathematician, scientist, medic or engineer.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B in Latin is normally a requirement, but individual circumstances are taken into account.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reading School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016

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