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Classics and Ancient History Masters Degrees

Our Classics and Ancient History MA builds and expand on your previous studies. It enables you to specialise in either classics or ancient history.

The MA is for graduates in ancient history, classics or classical studies.


Within the Classics and Ancient History MA, there are two pathways to choose from.

The classics pathway focuses on an advanced study of ancient Greece and Rome's:

  • literatures
  • languages
  • cultures

The ancient history pathway looks at archaic and classical Greece, Rome and the Mediterranean through:

  • histories
  • societies
  • cultures
Two students discuss an historic text from our special collections.