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CX908 - Advanced Ancient Language

  • Module code: CX908
  • Module name: Advanced Ancient Language
  • Department: Classics and Ancient History
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module is designed to give students with existing linguistic skills in Greek and/or Latin additional intensive experience in translating and interpreting ancient texts from a range of periods and genres. The majority of student time will be spent in independent study and translation, with tutorials serving to trouble-shoot and discuss questions of interpretation.

Principal learning outcomes

To enhance or embark upon knowledge of an ancient or modern language that will assist with research for the MA.

Timetabled teaching activities

Language classes

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: CX908-30)
B (Examination only) 1st 1.5hr examination (held locally) 50%
  2nd 1.5hr examination (held locally) 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (visiting/exchange students) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core
  • MA in Ancient Visual and Material Culture (V301) - Year 2