MA in Ancient History
The MA in Ancient History has a focus on research training that will place students in a strong position for further study for a PhD or for careers outside academia that require research skills. The MA provides a full study of the use of a variety of types of evidence that is underpinned by a core module focussed on interpretation. A wide range of modules in both Greek and Roman History are offered that can be chosen as part of the MA. This allows students not only choice, but also the ability to specialise in a particular area of the subject.
A 12-month MA programme by full-time study for 180 credits (part-time enrolment possible).
CL900: Research Skills in Ancient History: Understanding the City in Antiquity Optional modules
Students choose three from the following (subject to availability):
- CL820 The Political, Social and Economic History of the Hellenistic World
- CL821: Ancient Greek Science: Astronomy and Medicine
- CL823: Sexuality, Secrecy and Sin: Ancient Christianity and the World of Late Antiquity
- Latin or Ancient Greek at an appropriate level (Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced, according to ability)
Who should apply?
This degree is ideal for those who have studied BA degrees in Ancient History; Ancient History and Archaeology; Classical Studies; Classical and Archaeological Studies and other combinations that have involved the study of Ancient History/Classical Studies/Classics/Archaeology. It is also open to students of other disciplines, who can display a degree of prior knowledge of the subject. Students will hold a degree of Bachelor in a relevant discipline with a grade of 2:1 or its equivalent at least at this or any other university.
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