Research course

Classical and Archaeological Studies

Institution
University of Kent · School of European Culture and Languages
Qualifications
PhDMA by research

Entry requirements

A first or upper-second class BA honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, and a Distinction or Merit in an MA programme or equivalent in a relevant subject.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Please also see our website for English Language requirements.

Ancient History; Classical Literature; and Archaeology.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Classical & Archaeological Studies examines the textual and material evidence for a wide cross-section of the ancient world and includes three convergent research and teaching pathways: ancient history, classical literature, and archaeology.

Over the duration of the PhD, you produce an original piece of research of up to 100,000 words. Previous doctoral theses have included ‘Virgo to Virago: Medea in the Silver Age’, ‘Aristophanes and Euripides: A Palimpsestuous Relationship’, ‘Aspects of Ecphrastic Technique in Ovid's Metamorphoses’, ‘In Search of "The People of La Manche": A Comparative Study of Funerary Practices in the Transmanche Region during the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age (2500 BC-1500 BC)’.

Information for international students

Please see our website for English Language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please refer to the University's postgraduate funding pages.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
60-72 months

MA by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of European Culture and Languages
Email
seclpgadmin@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827283