Classics and Ancient History
Ranked 4th in the UK by The Times Good University Guide and the Guardian University Guide 2015.
Ranked 8th in the UK in the most recent Research Excellence Framework. 80% of our research was rated as 4* (world-leading) or 3* (internationally excellent).
Studying Classics at Warwick received a 97% student satisfaction rating in the National Student Survey 2014.
The Classics Department at Warwick is one of the best in the UK. Our international reputation rests on our innovative and intensive teaching, and on research which continues to open up new aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity and its importance in later history. Find out more about us here.
Michael Scott on Why Study Classics at Warwick
" You get to understand a world that has fundamentally influenced our own, so when you study Classics you don't just study the past, you actually also study our own world as it is around us right now."
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Classics Department Postgraduate Funding
The Department is offering the following funding opportunities for postgraduate study:
1 fully funded fees and stipend scholarship for 3.5 years for a Home/EU PhD candidate starting in October 2016.
A number of 1-year fees awards (Home/EU) for MA and PhD study.
Deadline; 11th March 2016
See the funding page for information on how to apply.
Making Classics Matter
The Department of Classics is passionately committed to encouraging as wide an audience as possible to engage with the study of the Classical world. In addition to our video and audio podcasts, we run a series of engagement, outreach and widening participation activities, including our annual drama festival.