Leaving Certificate Classical Studies can be studied as a one or two year programme, either as a full-time day school student or as an external student as an ‘extra subject’.
Subject Group; Humanities
Classical Studies takes place two evenings per week for 90 minute classes commencing in early September 2017.
Classical Studies is concerned with the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. It includes history, literature, art and architecture, drama and philosophy. Students who have studied Classical Studies at Junior Certificate level will have received a good introduction to the Greco-Roman world. However, it is by no means essential for the study of Leaving Certificate Classical Studies.
Subjects: History, Classical Studies, English
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The course consists of the study of a variety of aspects of Classical Studies under the following headings:
The leaving cert exam is three hours in duration. Students are now required to answer 6 questions, doing at least one question from each of the four sections listed above.
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Data Source: Department of Education and Science and www.education.ie – data correct as of 27/7/2015