Keystone logo
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law MA Antiquity: Classics and Ancient History pathway
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law

MA Antiquity: Classics and Ancient History pathway

Birmingham, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

30 Aug 2024

Sep 2024

GBP 10,530 / per year *


* for UK full-time Students. £24,120 for International full-time students


Immerse yourself in the advanced study of Greco-Roman civilization with our Antiquity MA: Classics and Ancient History pathway.

Modules emphasise independent interpretation of primary evidence, and encourage you to draw connections across historical periods, between different types of evidence (textual, archaeological, iconographic), and between different cultures.

This program offers an ideal opportunity to pursue your interests in the Greco-Roman world in greater depth and also provides an ideal foundation for further research at the doctoral level. All students take at least one classical language module, plus a general module on Research and Scholarship designed to introduce them to the professional skills required by an independent researcher. This is one of several pathways available on the Antiquity MA.

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.

Why Study this Course?

  • Established expertise - the University of Birmingham has a distinguished tradition of Classical scholarship going back more than a hundred years.
  • Flexibility - with such a range of expertise available, you will be supported to explore your specific interests, particularly through the dissertation.
  • Exceptional learning resources– you will have access to a range of learning resources including environmental and material culture teaching collections, the Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology Museum, and the Danford Collection of African art and artefacts.
  • Research strengths - The Classics department is ranked 8th in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework Exercise 2021 based on research rated 4*, according to Times Higher Education.
  • Be a part of an exciting department – you will join a lively postgraduate community with many opportunities to enhance your learning from events, research seminars, and conferences.


Scholarships and Funding


Program Tuition Fee

Career Opportunities

Program delivery

About the School