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Classical Languages (Latin, Joint Honors, TEP)

In choosing to study Latin you will be learning one of the most influential languages in European history, and engaging with the literature and thought of the Romans, one of the civilisations that shaped the western world. Over the four years a wide variety of texts is studied, including epic, love poetry, satire, political and historical writing. Whether you are taking up Latin as a beginner or continuing your language studies, the main emphasis of the course is on studying ancient texts both as literature and as a gateway into culture and thought.

This course is combined with another subject chosen from a range of options within the area of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. We offer you the possibility of learning Latin as a beginner or of continuing your studies, if you have studied Latin at school (e.g. for the Leaving Certificate, 'A' level, or International and European Baccalaureate).

Joint Honors Latin B

Junior Sophister

In the Junior Sophister Year, your module choices will depend on your chosen degree outcome (Joint Honors, Major with Minor). For full details, see the Classics Undergraduate Handbook (Joint Honors). Modules include:

Senior Sophister

Joint Honors Latin A

Junior Sophister

In the Junior Sophister Year, your module choices will depend on your chosen degree outcome (Joint Honors, Major with Minor). For full details, see the Classics Undergraduate Handbook (Joint Honors). Modules include:

Senior Sophister

20 ECTS Latin Topics from this list (options vary from year to year):

  • CLU44481 Latin Satire
  • CLU44485 Latin Historians
  • CLU44486 Didactic Poetry
  • CLU44487 Early Latin
  • CLU44488 Senecan Tragedy
  • CLU44490 Latin Oratory

20 ECTS Special Subjects (Major award only) from this list:

Or from this list, subject to Departmental approval: