Taught course

Classical Art and Archaeology

Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Classics

Entry requirements

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent. Candidates with relevant professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our fascinating programme in Classical Art and Archaeology is designed to provide you with advanced training in the techniques of art history and archaeology. It offers opportunities for you to study an exciting range of topics, taught by leading experts in the field.

As this is an intercollegiate MA, jointly run with King’s College London and University College London, you will benefit from the choice of a wide range of stimulating units on Greek and Roman art and archaeology from all parts of the Mediterranean world. You may also take elective units covering Greek and Latin language and literature, ancient history, and technical skills such as papyrology, epigraphy and palaeography.

This course is ideal if you are considering progressing to advanced research or wish to add an additional year of high level study to your undergraduate qualification.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5, with 7 in writing, TOEFL (iBT) 88 with 26 in writing, or equivalent, for non-native English speaking applicants.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

See https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/studyhere/postgraduate/feesandfunding/home.aspx

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment75
Dissertation25 (12000 words)

Course contact details

Professor Richard Alston