single degree

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

ANU offers rank adjustments for a number of adjustment factors, including for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. Rank adjustments are applied to Bachelor degree applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points are awarded in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 points (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustments, maximum 10 equity-based adjustments and maximum 5 Elite Athlete adjustments) will be awarded. Subject and performance-based adjustments do not apply to programs with a minimum selection rank of 98 or higher. 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
$38,304.00

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

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

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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