The traditional requirement for entry onto a Level 7 programme is a 2.1 or 1st class undergraduate degree. In addition, the School encourages students with an equivalent and appropriate professional qualification or significant and relevant professional experience to apply.
Months of entry
The MA Classical Studies concentrates on the literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. You will also have the opportunity to study some historical subjects if you wish. The study of ancient languages is an essential part of this degree, but no existing knowledge of either Greek or Latin is required for admission.
The MA in Classical Studies focuses on the language and literature of the ancient world, and the interpretation of ancient texts. There are many modules to choose from, all taught by research-active lecturers who employ innovative approaches to enhance your learning experience.
In Part I students take a range of modules on both Greek and Roman literature and society, as well as the option to study Latin or Greek at an appropriate level. In Part 2 you will complete a 60-credit dissertation of up to 20,000 words.
- Theory and Methodology for the Study of Classics*
- Women, witches and witchcraft in Antiquity
- Ancient Medicine
- Medicine in the Ancient World
- Erotic Poetry in the Ancient World
- Stories, Histories, and Ticket-Sales: Greeks and Romans on the Silver Screen
- Myth in Greek and Roman Epic
- Intensive Greek or Latin Language
All our modules are taught by specialists and active researchers. Whether you study on campus or online via distance learning, you will benefit from expert tuition and have access to many specialist resources in the field of Classics. Many of the modules are delivered in a blended fashion with the use of video and audio presentations. Our learning resource centre provides access to a variety of electronic materials including more than 1000 Classics e-books, 70 online journals and a number of specialised Classics e-resources. Distance Learning students will also have access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and have contact with tutors visa phone, email and skype.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Errietta Bissa