Research course

Classics and Ancient History

University of Liverpool · Faculty of Arts

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from well qualified graduates who wish to undertake research programmes leading to a PhD on either a full or part-time basis. For research we similarly expect candidates to normally hold a UK first degree in the first or 2:1 class in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

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

Course content

All research degree students are initially registered for the MPhil degree. Students wishing to continue for PhD study, transfer their registration to PhD after they have completed at least one year (second year if part-time) if progress has been satisfactory. There are currently around 50 MPhil/PhD students in total in the School.

Subject Overview

The School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology has a number of research groups, which together reflect our major research strengths; those areas where we are recognised internationally. Each of these groups is a dynamic forum for the exchange of concepts and information and has a vibrant seminar series providing an opportunity for staff and postgraduates to integrate their research activities and interact with major external figures in their fields.

Information for international students

Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months


part time
36-72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

PG Recruitment
+44 (0)151 794 5927