Classics and Ancient History
Ranked 8th in the UK by The Times Good University Guide 2013.
Ranked 4th in the UK in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise. 65% of our research was rated as 4* (world-leading) or 3* (internationally excellent).
Our department received a 92% 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.
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Catch up with ancient medicine on BBC4: The Beauty of Anatomy
The Beauty of Anatomy in 5 episodes is currently running on BBC4. Follow Adam Rutherford through the history of anatomy from Galen to modern times... how Galen's thought shaped up anatomy for centuries, how art and anatomy influenced each other, etc. Dr. Caroline Petit appears in episodes 1 and 2:)
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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."
New Taught MA on Ancient Greece!
The Taught Masters in the Visual and Material Culture of Ancient Greece is the first course in the UK to incorporate formally the postgraduate courses offered by the British School at Athens. In addition to options studied at Warwick, students take one of the BSA’s courses, which range from epigraphy to pottery and are based either in Athens or at Knossos. Find out more here!
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.
Featured Vodcast: The Temples of Baalbek