Research course

Classics and Ancient History

Institution
University of Warwick · Department of Classics and Ancient History
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to have achieved a First or high upper Second Class degree in Classics/Ancient history/Archaeology and to have achieved or be expecting to achieve at least a high merit mark on a Master’s degree in a relevant subject to be considered for entry; standard offers for successful applicants will typically be conditional on achieving a merit mark in a Master’s degree (where applicable).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Department has a lively community of postgraduate research students contributing to the research in the Department. All research programmes include a programme of induction, work-in-progress seminars and a graduate conference.

Areas for PhD supervision

The Department offers expertise in a wide range of research areas, including Epigraphy; Numismatics; Visual and Material Culture; Art; Ancient Medicine; Ancient Athletics; Greek Social and Cultural History; Sexuality and Gender; Ancient Rhetoric; Augustus and the Early Principate; Greek Religion and Greek Sanctuaries; Greek theatre; Greek Literature, especially lyric poetry; Greek Political History; Latin literature (Republican and Imperial poetry and prose); the ancient novel; Geography and space in Greek and Latin literature; Classics and Theory; Roman philosophy; ; Reception of Greek Thought in Arabic Culture; Platonism in the Renaissance; Roman cultural history; Roman Economy; Roman Syria; Sicily and North Africa; The Western Mediterranean.

Department specialisms

The Department offers expertise in a wide range of research areas, including Epigraphy; Numismatics; Visual and Material Culture; Art; Ancient Medicine; Ancient Athletics; Greek Social and Cultural History; Sexuality and Gender; Ancient Rhetoric; Augustus and the Early Principate; Greek Religion and Greek Sanctuaries; Greek theatre; Greek Literature, especially lyric poetry; Greek Political History; Latin literature (Republican and Imperial poetry and prose); the ancient novel; Geography and space in Greek and Latin literature; Classics and Theory; Roman philosophy; ; Reception of Greek Thought in Arabic Culture; Platonism in the Renaissance; Roman cultural history; Roman Economy; Roman Syria; Sicily and North Africa; The Western Mediterranean.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: Band B. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,270 (full-time)
International students
£17,050 (full-time)

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
Up to 84 months

MPhil

full time
36-48 months
part time
Up to 84 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585