close

Filters

See Results

12 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.

Read Less
Other options within this field of study: 
format_list_bulleted Filters
Sort by:
  • Popular Latest Title
  • Popular
  • Latest
  • Title
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 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The one-year Classics and Ancient Civilizations Master's program allows you to explore the theoretical frameworks and methodologies currently used in Classics or Ancient Studi ... +

The one-year Classics and Ancient Civilizations Master's program allows you to explore the theoretical frameworks and methodologies currently used in Classics or Ancient Studies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

The Antiquity MA: Archaeology pathway is for anyone fascinated by the study of archaeology and the physical remains of the ancient world.

The Antiquity MA: Archaeology pathway is for anyone fascinated by the study of archaeology and the physical remains of the ancient world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

Earn a scholarship worth up to $10,000

Discover the options our scholarship can give you.
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
01 Sep 2021
Campus
 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School (RIS) offers a two-year M.A. program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East. This program focuses on contemporary Biblical st ... +

Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School (RIS) offers a two-year M.A. program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East. This program focuses on contemporary Biblical studies (Hebrew scriptures) and provides grounding in both Biblical Hebrew and Akkadian, with the option to study Modern Hebrew at the beginner through advanced levels. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Providence College School of Professional Studies
Providence, USA

For decades the Providence College Master of Arts in History program has produced alumni who have taken a sweeping knowledge of the issues and events that have defined the age ... +

For decades the Providence College Master of Arts in History program has produced alumni who have taken a sweeping knowledge of the issues and events that have defined the ages and put it into practice — in classrooms, courtrooms, and conference rooms. -
MA
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Simmons University School of Business
Boston, USA

Our understanding of history is in a perpetual state of flux. We are constantly raising new questions about the past and exploring innovative approaches to addressing complex ... +

Our understanding of history is in a perpetual state of flux. We are constantly raising new questions about the past and exploring innovative approaches to addressing complex problems. In our Master of Arts in History program, you will learn to interpret sources and analyze different perspectives. -
MA
English
Sep 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
 
Western University Faculty of Social Science
Ottawa, Canada

Students in the M.A. in History program may choose either the 3-term (1 year) cognate option or the 6- term (2-year) thesis option.

Students in the M.A. in History program may choose either the 3-term (1 year) cognate option or the 6- term (2-year) thesis option. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
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 Sep 2021
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 2021
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
Campus