MA in Classical Studies

Online Open University    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Part time See Course MA 2 years part time distance learning
History & Archaeology (19) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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The MA in Classical Studies is an exciting programme that allows you to explore the captivating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. Delve into their literature, history, archaeology, languages, and material culture through a multidisciplinary approach. You'll examine a wide range of evidence from classical antiquity, gaining valuable research skills and preparing for independent study. The course culminates in a dissertation on a topic of your choice. With a focus on critical thinking, attention to detail, and the ability to conduct independent research, this programme opens doors to various career opportunities in fields such as museums, journalism, teaching, and academia.

About the course

This masters degree provides you with the opportunity to discover what it means to do Classical Studies in the twenty-first century. You’ll investigate a range of ancient and contemporary ideas about the Greek and Roman worlds through encounters with literary texts, languages, historical sources and archaeological remains, and their ongoing significance for later periods, places, cultures and creative practices. By exploring the rich and dynamic scholarly perspectives and resources that are currently available, you’ll address diverse sets of questions about the ancient world. These will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to produce an independent, extended research project on a topic of your choice.

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Entry Requirements

You must hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent), preferably with at least a 2:1 classification to study our MA in Classical Studies. Although your degree does not need to be in Classical Studies, you will need some knowledge of the subject to successfully complete this qualification.


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