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Australian National University (ANU)

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Bachelor of Classical Studies (Honours)

The Bachelor of Classical Studies (Honours) degree exemplifies the ANU commitment to research-led education.

Key details

1 year full-time
Course Code
HCLAS, 082707G

About this course

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.

Entry 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


Latin and Greek

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

  • CLAS1001 Traditional Grammar
  • CLAS2011Traditional Grammar (L)


Ancient History

12 units from completion of courses from the following:

  • CLAS1001 Tradiational Grammar
  • CLAS2011Tradiational 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 do not apply to 1 year honours programs. They do not apply to this program.

Indicative fees Domestic International

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

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Annual indicative fee for international students $36,480.00 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.

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