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Visual and Material Culture of Ancient Greece MA

University of Warwick

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

Our Visual and Material Culture of Ancient Greece MA courses provide a thorough preparation in research techniques if you are considering further research in the fields of art, numismatics or epigraphy, or are working on an historical topic that involves the consideration of material evidence. It will also provide a detailed understanding of ancient visual and material culture to prepare you if you are aiming to enter a career in museums and curatorial work, or in education.

For the Visual and Material Culture of Ancient Greece course, one module is taught at the British School, Athens. It focuses on a different skill set for handling Ancient Greek material culture from year to year.

Skills from this degree

The degree is designed to introduce students to major issues in the study of ancient material culture, and to key methodologies and approaches. It will help to develop students’ intellectual skills in the following areas:

  • Ability to select and respond to particular methodological approaches when dealing with material culture
  • Understanding of the ways in which material culture has been studied since antiquity
  • Ability to present a structured chain of argument drawing together evidence into a cohesive whole
  • Ability to select and apply appropriate problem-solving methodologies
  • Ability to conduct independent research and analysis

It will also help to develop the following key transferable skills:

  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Ability to evaluate intellectual progress
  • IT skills – word processing

Careers

Typical career paths chosen by our graduates include jobs in museums and the heritage sector, education, the art market, the civil service and further research.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • What can you do with a Classics and Ancient History degree?
  • Careers in the Creative Industries
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • Next steps after your classics degree…hear from alumni
  • Networking for Classics students

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,280per year

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

University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 25 3

    8th out of 28 2

    13th out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    150 73%

    12th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    11th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    158 84%

    11th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    11th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 70%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    31st

    60

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