Taught course

Classics

Institution
Durham University · Department of Classics and Ancient History
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A good second class honours degree in a relevant subject (typically 2:1 Honours) or international equivalent (e.g. USA 3.3 g.p.a.; Greek 6.5 / Lian Kalos).

Since all postgraduate degrees are meant to build on your undergraduate work, we ask for a previous degree in a 'relevant' subject. Note that this need not be 'Classics' (so named). If your plan is to specialise in ancient history, literature, or philosophy, for example, it might be perfectly natural to apply with a first degree in History, or English, or Philosophy; or you might just have taken a substantial range of Classical options along the course of your previous studies.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MA in Classics is our core research training degree, suitable for anyone wishing to pursue doctoral work in a branch of Classics. The programme places a strong emphasis on language training, on theoretically informed approaches to Classical texts, and on practical engagement with your chosen specialism. The programme lasts for one year full-time (two years part-time).

Information for international students

Please check the English Language requirements for your subject and level of study.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £6,900
International students
Full time: EU £6,900 Non EU £16,500

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Classics
Email
classics.postgraduate@durham.ac.uk
Phone
(0)191 334 1670