Normally a Masters degree with Merit or equivalent in Classics and Ancient History, or other relevant qualifications such as a doctorate in another subject. Please see website for full details.
Months of entry
January, September, April
The Department prides itself on its vigorous research culture. There are current major research projects on pagan monotheism in the Roman Empire and on Galen and the world of knowledge in the 2nd century AD. Individual staff research projects range from the study of the ancient Black Sea, to moral concepts in Latin literature, from Greek inscriptions to ancient ideas of character, including food, sex, politics and religion. There are strong clusters of postgraduate students studying aspects of ancient drama and the eastern regions of the Hellenistic world.
Ancient and modern philosophy, especially ethics; Classical art and archaeology; Classics in the history of sexuality; Comparative philology and linguistics; Food in the ancient world; Greek and Roman epic, tragedy and comedy; Greek and Roman mythology, religion and magic; Greek and Roman social history, especially sexuality; Hellenistic history, especially the barbarian interface and the Greek culture of Asia ; Minor and dynastic studies; History of medicine in antiquity, especially Galen; Later Greek literature, including Lucian, Athenaeus, ecphrasis; Latin literature; Palaeography
Information for international students
We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community.
Fees and funding
The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit our website for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- College of Humanities Postgraduate Administrator
- +44 (0) 1392 725306