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Classical Civilization A Level at Rugby High School

Course description

This subject offers the opportunity to study elements of the archaeology, architecture, art, history, literature, philosophy, politics, social history and religion of the Classical Greek and Roman worlds. Modules include 'Greek Theatre', 'Democracy and the Athenians' and 'The World of The Hero'.

It encourages the development of a range of analytical, interpretative and communication skills, which would prepare a student for work in a variety of areas.

To achieve an A-Level certificate requires you to study 3 modules to be examined at the end of two years of study. The compulsory module of 'The World of The Hero' involves the study of Homer's Iliad or Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid and is worth 40% of the A-Level. The other two modules are worth 30% each.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade 6 in English.
A GCSE in History, grade B, is useful but is not required.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2017
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