Classics and Beginners' Portuguese Option B BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Classics and Beginners' Portuguese Option B BA (Hons)

Classics and Modern Languages enables you to combine study of Latin and/or Ancient Greek with a modern language. The course involves extensive study of major literary texts, alongside training in linguistic skills. The Greeks and Romans were active in all the countries covered by the available languages. Not only does studying this course help to give students greater access to the ancient cultures, it is also a chance to examine how classical literature and culture have shaped their modern counterparts. Some options provide an opportunity to directly compare texts from both sides o...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

5 Years

Start Date

05/10/2025

Campus

Christ Church

Course Address
Christ Church
Oxford
OX1 1DP
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code

QRBN

Institution Code

O33

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,B

A,A,A,A,A

Supplemented by two or more Advanced Highers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:45

Some Access courses allow students to take one or two A-levels as part of the course. This option is strongly recommended for students who wish to apply to Oxford, especially for those courses which have specific subject requirements. If you would like to discuss the suitability of your Access course for entry to Oxford University, please contact the subject department that you’d like to apply to for further information. (Contact details are at ox.ac.uk/courses)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

39

with 6 6 6 at HL, including Latin and Greek, if taken

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D*D*

DDD

Conditional offers would usually be: Extended Diploma with D*D*D to DDD, depending on the course. Diploma with DD plus an A grade at A-level, possibly with one or two * grades, depending on the course. Subsidiary Diploma with D plus two A grades at A-level, possibly with one or two * grades, depending on the course.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H2,H2,H2

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A

A,A,B

With A in Latin, if taken Conditional offers will usually be for AAB if a student is able to take three Advanced Highers; where this is not possible then a student would be expected to achieve AA in two Advanced Highers, as well as an A grade in an additional Higher course taken in Year 6.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,D3

Pre-U subject requirements are the same as those for A-levels.

A level

A,A,A

With As in Latin and Greek, if taken Excluding General Studies (if taken)

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