Entry requirements

MPhil - You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in a related subject.

PhD - You should hold a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, and you should hold or expect to achieve a postgraduate Master’s degree in a related subject.

If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 6.5 in each component).

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The PhD is a research degree pursued over three years full-time or six years part-time. Students undertake original research on a particular topic related to the languages, literature, philosophy, and culture of the Classical world, from Homer to the later Roman Empire, and the reception of the ancient world in modern culture.

The MPhil is a research degree pursued over two years full-time or four years part-time. Students undertake original research on a particular topic related to the languages, literature, philosophy, and culture of the Classical world, from Homer to the later Roman Empire, and the reception of the ancient world in modern culture.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358