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MAAncient History

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Overview

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Programme structure

Core modules
Sources and Methods in Ancient History
This module will introduce you to the disciplines, methodologies, and problems that may be encountered when engaging in research in the area of Ancient History. You will cover a range of topics from epigraphy and papyrology to general issues of method in ancient history. You will become equipped with the knowledge, skills, and bibliography that will enable you to develop a research project and pursue it successfully.

Dissertation
You will produce an extended piece of original work of between 10,000 and 12,000 words in the field of Ancient History. You will choose a topic in consultation with staff members with appropriate expertise, and be assigned a supervisor. You will develop your skills in employing relevant research methodologies at an advanced level, engaging with existing scholarship to situate your project within context of current debate.

Optional modules
A total of 40 credits of any type (including Ancient History) from a list of available MA courses

A total of 40 credits chosen from a list of available MA Ancient History courses

Career opportunities

Graduates of classical degrees have much to offer potential employers having developed a range of transferable skills, both practical and theoretical, whilst studying with us. With up to 90% of our most recent graduates now working or in further study, according to the Complete University Guide 2015, it’s true to say our graduates are highly employable.

In recent years, PhD graduates, many of whom have progressed from our MA courses, have taken up academic positions at Oxford, Bristol and Roehampton Universities. Outside of academia, our graduates have embarked on teaching careers in the UK and overseas, undertaken archaeological and museum work and pursued careers in journalism, finance, politics and the arts.

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