Taught course

Ancient History

Institution
King's College London · Department of Classics
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

2:1 BA degree with honours in Classics, Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology, History or a closely related subject.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

It is highly desirable for candidates to have had experience of learning one or more relevant ancient languages. This may be as part of school or undergraduate education, or through a summer school.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Ancient History at King's covers a remarkable range of topics and themes, from early Greek history to the Roman Republic and Roman imperial history. You will also get the chance to study ancient Near Eastern history, late antiquity, the history and culture of Byzantium.

Choose from a wide range of study options on our intercollegiate course that draws on the strengths of King’s, UCL and Royal Holloway and the Institute of Classical Studies.

The course leads to careers in education, journalism, finance, politics and cultural sectors amongst others.

Key benefits

  • Study in one of the UK’s largest and oldest departments of Classics. Classics has been taught at King's for over 200 years.
  • Unrivalled location for the study of the ancient world thanks to London’s unique range of specialist libraries, museums and galleries.
  • Extraordinarily wide choice of modules, drawing on the resources of the whole of the University of London.
  • King’s graduates enjoy one of the best employment rates in the UK. King’s was ranked 4th in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
classics@kcl.ac.uk