B.A. Classical and Archaeological Studies and Drama (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

The great strength of Classical and Archaeological Studies and Drama (Hons) is the varied range of subjects it includes literature, mythology, drama, archaeology, art and architecture, history, languages and philosophy and the way they all connect in the study of ancient civilisations, including those of Egypt, Greece, Rome and their neighbours. At the University of Kent, you also have the opportunity to learn Latin or Ancient Greek, which are taught at beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.

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Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • The Civilisations of Greece and Rome
  • Modern Theatre: A Theoretical Landscape
  • The Empty Space

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Acting
  • Victorian and Edwardian Theatre
  • Popular Performance
  • European Naturalist Theatre & Its Legacy
  • Site Specific Performance
  • European Theatre from 1945
  • Puppet and Object Theatre
  • Theatres of the Past 1: the Classics
  • Performance and Art: Intermediality from Wagner to the Virtuals
  • Shakespeare's Theatre
  • Theatres of the Past 2: The Moderns
  • Theatre and Music
Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Physical Theatre II
  • Performing Philosophy
  • Playwriting I: For Beginners
  • Cultural Policies in the British Theatre
  • Dance & Discourse: Dramaturgies of Moving Bodies
  • The Shakespeare Effect
  • Applied Theatre
  • Performing Classical Texts
  • Introduction to Stand Up
  • Creative Project