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  MA Classics and Ancient History


The University of Manchester    School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year
History & Archaeology (19) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of antiquity with the MA Classics and Ancient History programme at Manchester University. This flexible and multidisciplinary course offers a comprehensive exploration of Latin and Greek languages, ancient history, literature, philosophy, and culture from archaic times to the Middle Ages. Tailor your studies to your interests and benefit from the City of Rome pathway, which includes a unique opportunity to study at the British School at Rome. The programme equips you with advanced research skills and the ability to analyse and interpret ancient sources effectively. With a strong emphasis on independent study, you will develop critical thinking and communication skills essential for scholarly pursuits. Whether you are a beginner or advanced in Latin or Greek, this programme caters to all levels. Graduates can pursue diverse career paths in academia, museums, teaching, research, or government. Join this enriching academic journey with a First or Upper Second class honours degree in a humanities-based subject. Unlock a world of possibilities with the MA Classics and Ancient History programme.

About the course

Our MA Classics and Ancient History is flexible and wide-ranging.

It reflects the broad, multidisciplinary nature of the subject, which includes Latin and Greek language, the history of Greek and Roman antiquity from archaic times to the beginning of the Middle Ages, and Greek and Roman literature, philosophy, and culture.

The course is designed to introduce you to advanced study in your chosen field and equip you with the skills required for doctoral research.

The course and most units within it allow you to tailor your advanced study and research-preparation to your interests, needs and existing knowledge.

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Entry Requirements

We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class honours degree or its overseas equivalent in a humanities-based subject area.

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