Taught course


University of Wales Trinity Saint David · School of Classics

Entry requirements

The traditional requirement for entry onto our MA degrees 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. Additionally, for the MA in Classics, applicants are required to have knowledge of either Greek or Latin at advanced level, and it is desirable that they have a good knowledge of both ancient languages.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

The MA Classics offers you the opportunity to concentrate on the ancient Greek and Latin languages at advanced level, as well as the literature of the ancient world. You can continue your study of ancient Greek and Latin through in-depth study of authors and genres, primarily in the original language but also in translation.

Classics have been taught at our Lampeter campus snce the opening of St David's College in 1822 and has been offered via distance study since 2001. The Roderic Bowen Library and Archives on Lampeter campus has a large collection of Classical literature. There is an on-going programme of digitisation to make these materials available to students who study with us at a distance.

Qualification and course duration


24-48 months
full time
24 months
part time
48 months
distance learning
24-48 months

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