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Classical Tradition (MRes)

Course Description

This multidisciplinary degree focuses on the reception of Greek and Roman culture in the modern world.

The course looks at the influence of the ancient world on later periods and on the way the 'Classical' has been exploited by later authors, thinkers, artists, playwrights, politicians, regimes etc.

The Department of Classics at the University of Reading has long been recognised as a centre for research on the reception of antiquity, and you will be taught by experts in this growing branch of Classics.

Modules include:

• Approaches to the Classical Tradition
• Research Methods
• Special Options (two options from a large choice)
• Latin or Ancient Greek or a Modern Language
• Dissertation.

What career can you have?

Our Classics MRes courses equip you with vital transferable skills for a range of career paths. They also provide an ideal preparation for a PhD, or a career in teaching.

Recent graduates have gone on to careers in publishing, finance, museum curatorship, teaching, human resources, manufacturing, the police, information management and academia.

Visit the Classical Tradition (MRes) page on the University of Reading website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2.1 or equivalent at BA level in a relevant humanities subject. You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you may also be eligible to apply.

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