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Bachelor of Classical Studies (Honours)

A single one year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

BCLASSS
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HCLAS
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 082707G
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature not el
  • Academic contact
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
Admission requirements
  • Academic plan HCLAS
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code 082707G
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Language and Literature not el
  • Academic contact

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Classical Studies (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of the following compulsory courses

CLAS4006 Classics Methods and Evidence

CLAS4008 Readings in Classics

ENGL4020 Researching and Writing the Thesis: A Workshop

THES4105 Thesis   

HONS4100 Final Honours Grade will be used to calculate the Class of Honours and the Mark. It will be calculated using the formula: S (mark x units) / S units, giving NCN and WN a nominal mark of zero

 

Elective Study

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective majorminor or specialisation.

Study Options

Year 1 48 units CLAS4006 Classics Methods and Evidence 12 units - ENGL4020 Researching and Writing the Thesis: A Workshop 6 units THES4105 Thesis 6 to 24 units
CLAS4008 Readings in Classics 6 units THES4105 Thesis 6 to 24 units - -

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor Degree from ANU from the following list, or equivalent from another institution:

  • Bachelor of Languages (Classics)
  • Bachelor of Classical Studies

 

With a weighed average mark of at least 70 per cent, calculated from the 36 units of courses with highest final marks, excluding 1000-level courses, from a major from the following list:

  • Ancient History
  • Ancient Greek
  • Latin

Either:

Latin and Greek

12 units from completion of ANCH Ancient History or CLAS Classics courses excluding:

Or:

Ancient History

12 units from completion of courses from the following:

  • CLAS1001 Tradiational Grammar
  • CLAS2011 Tradiational Grammar (L)
  • GREK Ancient Greek
  • LATN Latin

 

With the written approval of an identified supervisor for THES4105 Thesis

 

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Adjustment Factors

Adjustment factors are additional points added to an applicant's Selection Rank (for example an applicant's ATAR). ANU offers adjustment factors based on performance and equity principles, such as for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. 

Selection Rank adjustments are granted in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustment factors and maximum 10 equity-based adjustment factors) can be awarded. 

You may be considered for adjustment factors if you have:

  • applied for an eligible ANU Bachelor degree program
  • undertaken Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate
  • achieved an ATAR or equivalent at or above 70
  • not previously attempted tertiary study.

Please visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$39,794.00

For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees

Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Bachelor of Classical Studies (Honours) degree exemplifies the ANU commitment to research-led education. Building on the Bachelor of Classical Studies, it gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of classical studies (Ancient History, Ancient Greek, or Latin), and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a 20,000 word thesis, that leads to the development of new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Learning Outcomes

  1. pose a significant research question relating to Classical studies;
  2. investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to Classical studies, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.

Inherent Requirements

Information on inherent requirement is currently not avaialble for this program.

Further Information

If a person seeking acceptance into a Bachelor Honours program satisfies or exceeds the minimum requirement for admission to the Bachelor Honours program, the Delegated Authority is not obliged to admit the person to the program only because the person has satisfied the minimum requirement for admission.

The Delegated Authority for the Bachelor of Classical Studies (Honours) plan HCLAS is the CASS Associate Dean (Education). All admissions to this plan must be approved by the Delegated Authority.

Applicants should in the first instance contact their discipline’s Honours convenor; names and contact details are at: http://cass.anu.edu.au/current-students/honours/honours-convenors.

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