Taught course

History and Archaeology of the Greek & Roman World

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. Suitable for graduates in Ancient History, Classics and Classical Archaeology and related humanities and social science disciplines. Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS test (minimum 6.5) or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in the History and Archaeology of the Greek and Roman World is an interdisciplinary programme designed to develop skills in interpreting literary, artistic and archaeological evidence from the ancient world. It is suitable for students who have taken combined undergraduate degrees in Ancient History and Archaeology, and for those who have taken Ancient History, Classics or Archaeology alone and wish to extend the scope of their studies.

Special Features

  • The Cardiff School of History and Archaeology is an ideal place for interdisciplinary study.
  • Training in Research methods and skills, including writing and public speaking.
  • The flexible programme allows students to pursue their special interests.
  • Students can take a course at the British School in Athens or Rome.

Information for international students

International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 (General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Fees and funding

This course is included in the Masters Excellence Scholarship 2015 (Pathway to PhD) scheme. If you are looking at applying for a Masters degree with the intention of going on to study at PhD level then you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application will ask you to consider your research area and future sources of funding. It is recognised, however, that in making this application there is not a commitment to undertake further study, or to undertake further studies at Cardiff University. Similarly, in making an award, Cardiff University is not committing to making an offer for further study or for a further award. For more information on funding available for Masters students in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion please see the school's funding website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Ruth Westgate
+44 (0)29 2087 4259