Research course

Classics Research

King's College London · Department of Classics

Entry requirements

Normally an MA in Classics or a closely related subject and a first or 2:1 BA first degree, or overseas equivalents.

Months of entry


Course content

King's pursue and supervise research across an exceptionally wide range of topics in Greek, Roman and Near Eastern history, archaeology and art, as well as Greek and Latin language, literature and thought, late antique and Byzantine studies, and reception studies.

We have a strong record of attracting major research grants. Our senior staff have recently received funding from the AHRC, the British Academy and the Leverhulme Trust for projects concerning the digitisation of Greek inscriptions, the economy of Greek and Roman Egypt, freedmen in the Roman world, Classical Greek poetic style, ancient pantomime and philosophy under the Roman Empire.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

AHRC, the Ronald Burrows Memorial Studentship, Graduate School and School of Arts & Humanities studentships and bursaries; The Robert Browning Memorial Fund Graduate Scholarship is available for full-time doctoral research in any field of Hellenic Studies. Cyprus Scholarship. Teaching Assistantships may also be available.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
48-72 months


full time
24 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 2736
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200