School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Postgraduate Classics & Ancient History

Postgraduate Classics and Ancient History

Our postgraduate students benefit from a rich a stimulating learning environment, in which ambitious and original ideas can flourish.

Our school brings expert staff together with outstanding facilities.

Our postgraduate degrees in classics and ancient history cover a vast range of classical subjects, from material culture and history, through language and literature, to philosophy and the history of science and medicine.

We also have strong links with related disciplines such as history, archaeology and modern languages.

We offer a range of postgraduate degree programmes in classics and ancient history.

Find out more about our taught programmes and research programmes.

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Support for postgraduate students

All our postgraduates have full membership to the School and University libraries and have access to:

  • the postgraduate common room
  • clusters of PCs (and can borrow laptop computers for research trips)
  • stationery, photocopying, postage and inter-library loan vouchers
  • teaching opportunities (where available)

Our research students have the full use of the Postgraduate Research Suite, complete with desk space and computing facilities. You may also benefit from financial support from the School for research trips.

We have a lively research culture with a full seminar programme and our Postgraduate Forum an online e-journal run by a community of postgraduate students across History, Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology.

The Forum also organises weekly lunchtime seminars, an annual conference and contributes to Polaris, the School's blog.

There are also three student societies, the:

Postgraduate funding

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers a broad range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students. 

Open days

Find out about our open days.