Choosing Classical Studies

Classical Studies offers prospective university students an enjoyable and solid body of knowledge on the classical world, its civilizations and languages. It introduces the students to Ancient Greek and Latin grammar and literature. It also gives them a sound insight into different aspects of the Greek and Roman cultures such as history, mythology, drama, philosophy, paintings, sculpture and architecture. Moreover, it serves as a preparatory course for prospective Classics students and gives students of the Faculties of Arts, Theology, Medicine and Law, fundamental knowledge and skills that they will find invaluable for their future studies which make good use of both Greek and Latin.

You can study Classical Studies at:

Course Prerequisites Duration Lessons Practical/Tutorial Sessions
Intermediate Level No previous knowledge is required 2 years 3 lessons per week N/A

The teaching programme is occasionally supplemented by:

  • Talks by guest speakers
  • Visits related to the subject matter covered in the syllabus
  • Commemorative celebrations

Recommended Textbooks

Students will be informed at the start of the course.

Further Studies/Career opportunities

  • University of Malta