Research course

Classics and Ancient History

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
Qualifications
PhDMA by research

Entry requirements

Our requirements for postgraduate research are dependent on the type of programme you are applying for:

  • For MRes and MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK.
  • Applicants for a PhD will also need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent).

Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

We offer promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in a range of areas across the disciplines of Classics and Ancient History (including Ancient Near Eastern Studies and Egyptology).

Times Higher Education ranked us among the top five departments of Classics in the country for our performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

distance learning
36-72 months
part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MA by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months
distance learning
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Dimitris Tziovas
Email
d.p.tziovas@bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 121 414 5769