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Entry requirements

The minimum formal requirements for entry to the MLitt in Classics are a first-class or high 2.1 degree (UK), a GPA of 3.6 or above, or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MLitt in Classics is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Classics. The course embraces the study of all aspects of the ancient Greek and Roman world including Greek and Latin literary culture, ancient history, archaeology, classical philosophy, and the reception of antiquity in later periods.

Highlights

  • Includes a unique and intensive core course, including training in the use of a range of literary sources and material evidence; resources and how to access them; theoretical approaches and key themes in the study of antiquity; and training in practical skills (e.g. presentation skills, digital humanities, outreach and public engagement).
  • Provides a wide foundation in key debates in the study of antiquity.
  • Offers the opportunity to focus on a wide range of specialist areas, with one-to-one supervision from leading researchers.
  • Allows students to develop their skills in Greek or Latin or to begin ancient languages from scratch, and to develop reading skills in a relevant modern language.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,450
International students
EU: £9,450 Overseas: £19,400

There are a variety of funding options available for postgraduate students. For more details visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLitt
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
classpg@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2608