|Study location||United Kingdom, Egham, Surrey|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent.
Candidates with relevant professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will also be considered.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with 7.0 in writing and no sub-score below 5.5 )
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
- A broad appreciation of the civilizations and historical framework of the ancient world
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.
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.
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.
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
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.