Taught course

Greece. Rome and the Near East

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. For the MA programme in Greece, Rome and the Near East, you must have studied this field at the highest level of your undergraduate course.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This is a programme geared towards preparing you for higher research into the interaction of the classical world with the Near East - partly through direct research training, and partly through modules taught by experts in their field in small-group seminars.

The relationship between the classical world and neighbouring civilisations is among the most important and most rapidly expanding areas of classical scholarship, and we have particular strength in this field: we offer tuition in Akkadian, and can draw on the resources of the Oriental Museum in Durham and the expertise pooled in the Centre for the Study of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Near East. 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

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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