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Faculty of Classics

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

Please refer to the relevant pages for Undergraduate Students and Postgraduate Students for important 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

Latest news

Regius Professorship of Greek

16 January 2023

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Tim Whitmarsh FBA has been elected Regius Professor of Greek from 1 April 2023. He is currently the A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture in the University. Looking ahead to his new role, Professor Whitmarsh commented: ’I am thrilled and honoured to be taking up this...

Mary Beard receives THE Outstanding Achievement Award

18 November 2022

Professor Mary Beard received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards . The citation hailed how she had “broken through the ivory tower’s walls and brought her unique enthusiasm for her subject – and crucially, what it can teach us about contemporary life and politics – to the world”...

University Assistant Professorship in Classics

15 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Classics (Ancient Greek History and/or Archaeology) from 1 September 2023. The role is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in Archaic/Classical/Hellenistic Greek History and/or Archaeology. We welcome...

Brian Leech Memorial Fund

10 November 2022

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to announce the establishment of the Brian Leech Memorial Fund. The Fund comes about thanks to a generous donation by Emma Gleave, and is made in memory of her late father, Brian Leech. Brian Leech had a long and successful career as both barrister and judge. He also greatly enjoyed classical studies – with a life-long passion for ancient Greek and Latin languages.