Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Classics with History of Art

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a captivating journey through ancient civilizations and the evolution of art with our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Classics with History of Art program. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Ancient Greece, where you’ll explore mythology, society, literature, linguistics, history, and art.

Gain proficiency in the Greek and Latin languages, unlocking the treasures of classical texts in their original form. Understand the profound influence of the ancient world on contemporary society while participating in interdisciplinary action.

Enrich your cultural and historic mindset through engaging coursework and a research-based dissertation in your final year. Embrace multicultural learning experiences through participation in the Erasmus+ mobility period.


Upon completion of our program, you will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in lexical and grammatical knowledge of Greek and Latin.
  • Interpret classical texts with insight and appreciation for their unique qualities.
  • Understand classical civilization within its historical, literary, and cultural contexts.
  • Compose critical essays that showcase analytical prowess and deep understanding.
  • Engage in interdisciplinary discussions, bridging classical studies with modern society.

In addition, our History of Art component will equip you with the skills to:

  • Analyze artistic works through intricate observation and inductive analysis.
  • Discuss art critically within interdisciplinary contexts.
  • Understand the correlation between art, society, history, and culture.
  • Recognize diverse art genres and distinguish works from different historical periods.
  • Appreciate contemporary art and possess a visual awareness of its significance.

Admission Requirements

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Year 1:

  • Classics – An Introduction
  • Greek Grammar and Syntax 1
  • Introductory Greek Texts A and B
  • History of Art: Introduction to History of Art as a Discipline
  • History of Art: Early Renaissance Art in Italy
  • History of Art: Italian Renaissance Architecture 1400-1600

Year 2:

  • Greek Texts
  • Latin Grammar and Syntax 1
  • Introductory Latin Texts A and B
  • From Kings to Emperors: A Survey of Ancient Roman History and Literature
  • Latin Grammar and Syntax 2
  • Further Latin Passages A and B
  • History of Art elective units

Year 3:

  • Dissertation
  • Sources for Ancient Art and Archaeology
  • Latin Prose Composition
  • Classical Mythology in Pictorial Art
  • Greek and Latin Unseen Passages 1
  • Women in the Classical World
  • History of Art elective units

Non EU Applicants:

Fee per academic year: Eur 8,500

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

No fees apply

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates have pursued successful careers in diverse fields, leveraging their comprehensive understanding of ancient civilizations and art history. From curating museum exhibitions to preserving cultural heritage as art conservators, our alumni are making significant contributions to the global art community. The program’s emphasis on critical thinking, research, and interdisciplinary skills prepares graduates to excel in a variety of roles in both public and private sectors.

Visa Requirements:

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