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Ancient History and Latin MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: VQ16

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

On MA Ancient History and Latin, you will combine the study of the history of the Graeco-Roman world with the study of the Latin language. The programme is of particular educational value in that it develops the disciplinary skills of the historian in combination with linguistic knowledge and interpretation of literature. You will have the opportunity to study the Greek and Roman civilisations from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity and Byzantium.You can also take courses on other ancient peoples and civilisations such as the Etruscans, the Persians and the Carthaginians. The study of Latin will give you access to one of the world' s great literatures. You will read foundational texts of the western tradition (epic, love poetry, oratory and history) in their original language. The ability to read texts in Latin will also enrich and deepen your study of ancient history.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

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    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

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    8th out of 24 13

  • Entry standards

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    165 83%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    3rd

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    22nd

    5

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