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Courses in classics at ICE cover a range of subjects that reflect the languages, histories and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, civilisations that remain fundamental in the modern world.

Whether you are interested in studying classical philosophy or science, learning Greek or Latin, or exploring the art and architecture of Rome, its gladiators or even its false teeth, you will find courses at ICE that reflect your interests and the most recent scholarship in the field.

View our full range of Classics courses

If you are interested in learning a modern language, the University of Cambridge Language Centre offers a range of summer courses in French, German, Italian and Spanish.

View the Cambridge University Language Programme (CULP) - on the Language Centre website

Classics tutors

Dr Janet Watson holds a PhD in Classics, and has a special interest in the Homeric epics. She has been teaching in higher and continuing education for more than 25 years. She currently teaches at Newcastle University in the school of History, Classics and Archaeology.

Dr Christine Spillane graduated from the University of Reading where she undertook research into imagery in Virgil’s Aeneid. Her doctoral thesis with the Open University examined Late Antique and Medieval illuminated manuscripts of the Aeneid. She is an experienced teacher of both secondary school students and adults.