Classical Civilisation A Level Linear at City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
Heroes, monsters, myths and adventures. Explore history and ancient cultures which are very different to our own and yet contain some striking similarities with our times. Discuss themes which are as relevant today as they were in ancient times. Improve your communication, independent research and ICT skills, all of which are highly valued by universities and employers.p>
Topics you will study:
- Homer's Odyssey
- Imperial Image - Emperor Augustus
- Virgil's Aeneid
- Greek Religion
Four GCSEs grade A-C, preferably including Maths and English. This is a guideline rather than a requirement and the college will create a programme most suitable for you as an individual.
Awarding Body: OCR
Assessment: Exam 100%
Results 2016: 97%
This course is free to students aged 16-19 years old
Classical Civilisation is highly valued by Universities as it is a challenging , academically rigorous subject and the subject also fosters skills which are valued by employers. As the University of Cambridge state - Employers like Classicists because they are hardworking , articulate , efficient and can master new situations intelligently. Classicists can be found in a range of fields - not just teaching and museum/library work. Other areas include law , administration , the media , industry and politics.p>
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Personal Adviser in school or speak to your teachers. Attend a college Open Evening and chat to our teaching staff, college careers staff and Liaison Team
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College directly.