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Major

Ancient Greek

Diploma in Languages

Develop your reading and writing skills in one of the oldest languages in the world.

The language and literature of Greece continue to have a profound impact on western culture. The study of ancient language is immensely valuable for appreciating the culture and sophistication of Graeco-Roman antiquity and its lasting influence on the modern world.

This major is ideal for students studying a dual program, as it will enhance studies in law, science or languages.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for history

QS World University Rankings 2021

1 in Queensland for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2021

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Classics teacher
  • History research officer
  • History and heritage consultant
  • Language specialist
  • Language analyst

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introductory Greek
  • Introductory Latin
  • The Rise of Ancient Greece: Greek History to the 4th Century BC
  • Myth, Magic and Religion in the Ancient World

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