A 2:1 honours degree and a merit at Masters level, or international equivalent, in classics or a related subject. We will give specific consideration to any independent research you do as part of your studies.
Months of entry
Our programmes cover a range of classical subjects. They include material culture and history, language and literature, philosophy and the history of science and medicine. We have strong links with related disciplines such as history, archaeology and modern languages. We welcome postgraduates in any of our areas of research expertise.
Classics and Ancient History at Newcastle has a long and distinguished international reputation. We deliver quality research and teaching. We have taught Latin and Greek since 1874. We have taught Ancient History since 1910 and Classical Archaeology since 1931.
Our staff include scholars of outstanding international reputation. Ourresearch covers all major aspects of the study of the ancient world, withresearch strengths in:
- rhetoric and historiography
- ancient philosophy, science and medicine
- reception and recreation of ancient texts
- ancient concepts of divinity.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 5 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Federico Santangelo, Degree Programme Director
- +44 (0) 191 208 7978