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Faculty of Classics

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

Please refer to the relevant pages for Undergraduate Students and Postgraduate Students for importnat information regarding the delivery of teaching and examination formats.


 

Current and incoming Classics students will find information about their degree programmes on this page.

 

Handbooks

The Handbooks provide general information about the working of the Faculty, the structure of the courses and the exam marking criteria:

 

Lecture Timetable

lectureLecture timetables can be downloaded here as .pdf files.

 

*NOTE: You are advised to check Timetables regularly as there may be changes during the academic year. *

The timetable will also be displayed on the noticeboard in the main foyer of the Faculty building. Any last-minute changes will be shown on the noticeboard and will also be updated on the website, so please check here regularly. Late changes will be marked in red on the timetable.

If you are interested in attending lectures in other Faculties and Departments then https://www.timetable.cam.ac.uk/ will give you information on all lectures that are held at the University, including the venue and time of each lecture. As a matriculated student, you are entitled to attend any lectures (but not classes or practicals) of any degree course.

Students wishing to attend lectures for a subject for which they are not registered will be permitted to do so only if there is room for them in the lecture theatre. Please check the details published by the Faculty or Department concerned before attending such lectures as you may be required to sign up in advance.

 

Courses

Prelim to Part IA

Part IA

Part IB

Part II

Graduate Courses

Latest news

John Donaldson

27 September 2022

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is very sad to report the death on 21 September 2022 of its former Assistant Curator, John Donaldson. John worked in the Museum from 1988 until his retirement in in March 2013. Indeed, the Museum looks the way it does in large part because of John, who was as happy painting bases as he...

Joyce Reynolds FBA (1918–2022)

12 September 2022

The Faculty of Classics is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Joyce Reynolds FBA. She was Reader Emerita in Roman Historical Epigraphy, Fellow of the British Academy, and Honorary Fellow of Newnham College, where she was Director of Studies in Classics from 1951 to 1979. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the...

BBC Radio 4 - Reflections on Majesty, Mary Beard

12 September 2022

Mary Beard is one of ten writers and scholars invited by the BBC to reflect on their experience of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Follow the link below to listen: Listen here

Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS) awarded ERC grant

16 March 2022

Philippa Steele, Senior Research Associate at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, has been awarded a grant of 2 million euros by the European Research Council (ERC) to investigate the visual properties of pre-modern writing. The five-year project, Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS), will...