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Classics and Ancient History (MPhil/PhD)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The innovative PhD in Classics and Ancient History allows you to immerse yourself in a chosen research field. Study

Course Overview

Students work independently under the close guidance of an academic supervisor. Full training in research methods as well as in ancient Greek or Latin are provided, as required. We also run an academic German class and reading groups on specific topics.

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.

Teaching and Learning

Full training in research methods as well as in ancient Greek or Latin are provided, as required. We also run an academic German class and reading groups on specific topics.

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University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 24 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    145 73%

    12th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    10th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    7th

    4

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