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Classics and Ancient History MA

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Classics and Ancient History MA will build and expand on your previous studies, enabling you to specialise in either classics or ancient history.

The course is primarily designed for students who have studied ancient history, classics or classical studies as their first degree.

You can choose to study from one of two pathways: classics or ancient history.

If you are interested in classics, you will engage in advanced study of the literatures, languages and cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome.

If you want to specialise in ancient history, you will focus on the histories, societies and cultures of Archaic and Classical Greece, Rome and the wider Mediterranean world.

The highly flexible course offers you the opportunity to study a wide range of topics reflecting the research specialisms of our staff across ancient history, classics and archaeology, including Byzantine studies, whilst developing your own research interests and professional skills.

Through this course you will gain an advanced knowledge and understanding of:

either classics or ancient history
methodologies for interpreting evidence
theoretical and analytical approaches
how to evaluate, analyse and interpret different types of evidence
Latin, Greek or both languages
marshalling evidence, critically analysing texts, images and material objects and writing a balanced argument
your chosen research subject through undertaking a dissertation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    138 67%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    22nd

    1

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