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6 Master of Art Degrees in Ancient History

A Master of Arts degree, often referred to as an MA, can be earned after completing vigorous courses in one of many areas of study. This type of degree is usually centered around the humanities. What is an MA in Ancient History? Earning a Master of Arts in Ancient History can involve taking courses that intensively study one or many aspects of the ancient world and specifically look at ancient civ… Read more

A Master of Arts degree, often referred to as an MA, can be earned after completing vigorous courses in one of many areas of study. This type of degree is usually centered around the humanities.

What is an MA in Ancient History? Earning a Master of Arts in Ancient History can involve taking courses that intensively study one or many aspects of the ancient world and specifically look at ancient civilizations. You may choose to focus on one specific region, country, or culture, or focus on a category such as ancient art. There can also be more wide-ranging courses that look at ancient history from around the world.

Taking ancient history courses can teach you how to think and learn historically, helping you to make better decisions in the present day. You can also learn methodologies that help you become a better researcher, and you can learn how to present information clearly.

Depending on where you take your courses, the cost of earning an MA in Ancient History may be different. You can compare price options from school to school to see what works best for you.

Careers for graduates with a degree in ancient history can focus a lot on research and education. For example, with a master’s degree, you may pursue the opportunity to be a professor of ancient history and teach at the university level. You could also teach history in secondary and primary schools. You can look into a career as a historical researcher and work for a museum or other historical institution. There may also be opportunities to work as a historical librarian or translator of ancient languages.

There can be many options available to earn your degree both online and at a physical school. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

Our Research Master’s programme in Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies focuses on interdisciplinary study of the material, social, and intellectual developments in Europ ... +

Our Research Master’s programme in Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies focuses on interdisciplinary study of the material, social, and intellectual developments in Europe (including the Mediterranean region) from Antiquity through the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Religion and Pluralism, Ancient & Modern was chosen as the best MA program in Theology and Religious Studies in the Netherlands. It offers an integrated approach ... +

The MA in Religion and Pluralism, Ancient & Modern was chosen as the best MA program in Theology and Religious Studies in the Netherlands. It offers an integrated approach of religious pluralism, politics, and their many global interfaces, with a focus on the historical context of modern societies. Our program is taught by internationally recognized experts in the field, with expertise in various religions. You are going to study at a non-denominational university, and receive the opportunity to pursue your own research interests. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2021
01 Jun 2021
Campus
International Hellenic University (IHU)
Thessaloniki, Greece

The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Roman er ... +

The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Roman era. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
14 months
English
Campus
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Classics & Ancient Civilizations offers a broad approach to Antiquity, with the integration of classical languages and ancient cultural history. Our faculty have ... +

The MA in Classics & Ancient Civilizations offers a broad approach to Antiquity, with the integration of classical languages and ancient cultural history. Our faculty have strong expertise in a wide range of subjects, they provide excellent teaching: in fact, two of the staff members were elected Lecturer of the Year. We are a master with an internationally orientated research climate, and a relatively small and friendly community, that is part of a vibrant university city with many international students. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
01 Feb 2021
15 Oct 2020
Campus
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

In Groningen, we offer the MA in Classics & Ancient Civilizations: Ancient History as a one-year Master's track -in English- with a full-time and a part-time tangent. Whil ... +

In Groningen, we offer the MA in Classics & Ancient Civilizations: Ancient History as a one-year Master's track -in English- with a full-time and a part-time tangent. While we cover the whole of antiquity, from archaic Greece to the late Roman Empire, our focus lies on the political, cultural, and religious connectivities of the Mediterranean world. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Feb 2021
15 Oct 2020
Campus
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Classics & Ancient Civilizations: Classical Studies offers a broad approach to Antiquity through the integration of classical languages and ancient cultural hist ... +

The MA in Classics & Ancient Civilizations: Classical Studies offers a broad approach to Antiquity through the integration of classical languages and ancient cultural history. We have strong expertise in Hellenistic literature, Greek linguistics, Greek religion, Latin poetry of the early Empire, and Literature in its spatial and socio-cultural context. We also provide excellent teaching: two of the staff members were already elected Lecturers of the Year. You are going to study in a relatively small and friendly community, with an internationally research-oriented climate, at a vibrant university city with many international students. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2020
Campus

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