University of Barcelona


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What you will need Applicants will need sucessfully completed school leaver studies in human and social sciences, with subjects in history. They are also recommended to have the following: 1) previous studies in philosophy, literature and geography; 2) strong native language skills and good analytical skills in reading; 3) reading skill in a foreign language and, as the course continues, increasing ability in listening and oral expression (for the purposes of the course reading list and learning activities in the curriculum); 4) familiarity with one ancient language, ideally classical Latin, especially if the applicant's interest lies in the Classical or Medieval world; 5) Basic IT skills. The applicant's personal level of motivation and desire to engage in the course's lines of historical enquiry will be given particular consideration.