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Undergraduate Study


Classics at Cambridge is the study of ancient Greek and Roman cultures, language, literature, philosophy, ancient history, art and archaeology.

Our course is 4 years if you have little or no experience of Latin. If you have studied Latin A level (or equivalent), you can apply for the 3-year course instead.


Key information

Minimum offer level 
A level: A*AA
IB: 41-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level
UCAS code 
Q800 (3 year course)
Q801 (4 year course)
Course length 
BA (Hons) 3 years or 4 years, full-time
Start date 
October 2025
Study at 

All Colleges

Applicant numbers 
2023 cycle:
Applications per place: 3
Accepted: 50
Contact email
Contact telephone 
01223 335151