Taught course

Classics and Ancient History

University of Exeter · Classics

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 in Classics, Classical Studies, Ancient History or an other relevant subject. Prior knowledge of Latin or Greek is not essential.

Ancient Philosophy, Science and Medicine; Ancient Politics and Society; Classical Receptions; Cultural Histories and Material Exchanges; Literary Interactions

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Classics and Ancient History gives students the chance to study for a world-class degree with the flexibility to tailor the programme to match their own interests.

Students can choose to follow an open pathway to mix their modules and interests or one of the specially designed research streams that match the departments specialisms. The research streams currently offered are:

Ancient Philosophy, Science and Medicine
Ancient Politics and Society
Classical Receptions
Cultural Histories and Material Exchanges
Literary Interactions

At the heart of the Department is the A.G. Leventis Room, our dedicated Postgraduate study space, which you will have full access to. You might also take the opportunity to participate in Isca Latina, our local schools Latin outreach programme.

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. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
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The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

College of Humanities Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0)1392 725306