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MAAntiquity: Classics and Ancient History pathway

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

This is the degree for you if you enjoyed studying the ancient world as an undergraduate, and would now like to study Classics and Ancient History in greater depth and at a higher level; or if you want to explore this aspect of antiquity and it wasn’t included in your first degree. It allows you to specialise, but also encourages you to branch out into related disciplines and to consider interdisciplinary approaches.

You will choose two core language modules, at least one which should be Greek or Latin, from a range which includes:

Beginners Greek
Beginners Latin
Advanced Greek
Advanced Latin
Modern Languages

You will also study a third core module in Research and Scholarship.

You will also choose three optional modules, at least two of which should relate to Classics and Ancient History. Options available may include:

Cities in the Ancient World
Greek Drama since 1900
Herodotus and Ancient Worlds

You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a subject of your choice, with one-to-one expert supervision.

Career opportunities

In 2013, over 92% of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology postgraduates were in work and/or further study six months after graduation.

Many of our postgraduates enter roles for which their programme has especially prepared them, such as museum and heritage activities and archaeological posts. Elsewhere, a range of professions are undertaken by our graduates, from librarianship and teaching to accountancy.

Employers that graduates have gone on to work for include:
AOC Archaeology Group;
Blakesley Hall Museum;
City and Borough Councils;
English Heritage;
KPMG; National Trust;
and Sotheby?s

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application period has ended
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2022/23
Application period has ended
Notes
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States