Taught course

Classics and Ancient History

Newcastle University · School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Entry requirements

Usually a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in the programme’s field (classics, classical studies, ancient history, or similar).

We also welcome applications from a wide range of other fields across arts, humanities and social sciences. Please get in touch if you have any specific queries.

Months of entry


Course content

The course is primarily designed for students who have studied ancient history, classics or classical studies as their first degree.

The highly flexible master's in Classics and Ancient History offers you the opportunity to study a wide range of topics. These topics reflect the research specialisms of our staff in:

  • ancient history
  • classics
  • archaeology including Byzantine studies.

You'll develop your own research interests and professional skills.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements.

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Sandra Fletcher, School of Historical Studies
+44 (0)191 208 7966