Research course

Ancient History

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

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Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in Ancient History, Classics, Classical Archaeology and related humanities and social science disciplines.

Applicants should normally possess a first or upper second class Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject field and a good pass at MA.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Supervised by experts, our postgraduates encounter exciting opportunities to debate and exchange ideas, whether through our internationally-connected Research Centres or numerous seminar series.

Our projects across disciplines continue to advance research, supported by partners ranging from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to the Wellcome Trust.

Programme aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in research (media, commercial, public sector etc), public service, teaching and academia.

Distinctive features

  • Cardiff offers considerable research strength in ancient history and has very strong links with archaeology, medieval history and religious studies through the Centre for Late Antique Religion and Culture.
  • Wide chronological coverage, from Archaic Greece to Late Antiquity
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary research with archaeology, medieval history and religious studies.
  • Encouragement and support for postgraduate students from the University of Wales Institute for Classics and Ancient History, which is run jointly by Cardiff in association with the Departments of Classics and Ancient History at Swansea and Lampeter.

Information for international students

https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK government postgraduate doctoral loans

Candidates for the Professional Doctorate programme may be eligible to apply for a UK government postgraduate doctoral loan.

Find out more about UK government postgraduate doctoral loans

Funding

We are delighted to be part of the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership, which is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

You can search our studentships or find out more about funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4929