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Classical Studies

Leaving Certificate classical studies is concerned with the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome in all their manifestations and with their continuing influence on the modern world. It includes history, literature, art and architecture, drama and philosophy. Classical Studies may be studied at Ordinary or at Higher level. The fundamental unit of both levels is the topic. There are ten topics prescribed for examination.

Leaving Certificate classical studies is assessed at Ordinary and Higher levels, through a written examination.