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Accessibility Statement for Classical Latin: the language of ancient Rome (A276)

Mode of study

Some of this module's study materials are online. Online materials include a glossary, indexes, assessment materials, audio clips of 1-20 minutes long (all with transcripts), online tools to support language learning, and interactive quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials provided include the core module materials and the majority of primary and secondary sources needed for the module.

Tuition strategy

This module provides online tutorials. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning. 

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain photographs and a considerable number of tables of Latin grammar. Grammar tables are an essential part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures. 

Finding information

You may be directed to search for, and make use of, third party material online as part of your study, but this is not a formal requirement for any of the assessments. Alternatives for required/assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module. 

Specialist reading material

In this module you will be working with text in the Latin language. Some Latin texts include macra (printed marks) over long vowels to assist with pronunciation. Latin texts are delivered online, in printed form, and via third party online and printed material. 


This module has tutor-marked assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, and an interactive computer-marked exam that you will access online, complete at home in a set window of time, and then upload and submit into the system.


You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted tutor-marked assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment. 


All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.

Specialist software

This module includes a considerable amount of text in the Latin language that may not be fully covered by standard accessibility tools such as screen readers.

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