Full time & Part time September MA One year FT, two years PT
History & Archaeology (19) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Embark on a captivating journey through the ancient world with the Ancient History MA programme at King's College London. Delve into the realms of Greek, Roman, and near-Eastern history while honing your analytical skills to interpret historical sources with precision. This intercollegiate course, in collaboration with UCL, Royal Holloway, and the Institute of Classical Studies, offers a diverse range of modules, including topics like Roman Egypt, Greek Religion, and Classical Antiquity. The programme's structure comprises required modules such as Sources & Methods in Ancient History and a Dissertation, alongside a plethora of optional modules to tailor your learning experience. With a 2:1 BA degree in a related field, you can unlock the doors to further research opportunities or careers in education, journalism, finance, and more. Benefit from King's renowned Department of Classics, exceptional research environment, and London's rich resources for studying the ancient world. Join us and unravel the mysteries of antiquity while shaping a successful future in various professional domains.

About the course

Our Ancient History MA offers you the opportunity to study Greek, Roman and near-Eastern history at an advanced level. You will also learn and refine the techniques and skills you need to be able to analyse and interpret a variety of historical sources.

This is an intercollegiate course that draws on the strengths of King’s, UCL and Royal Holloway and the Institute of Classical Studies.

Leads to further research or careers in education, journalism, finance, politics and cultural sectors.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 BA degree with honours in Classics, Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology, History or a closely related subject.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

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"The level of dedication of King’s is unparalleled. Teachers have been supportive and interesting. They encourage lively discussion, entertain your views and guide you in the right direction to pursue further research."

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"The department and other students at King's have been extremely friendly and inclusive. The admin team has gone above the call of duty, and the lecturers are passionate, well-organised and supportive. Both my tutor and my dissertation supervisor have been easily accessible and very helpful."