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.
New students - Reading Lists
Congratulations to all new students who are coming to study with us from this October. We're looking forward to meeting you on 5th October. In the meantime, we have compiled reading lists to keep you entertained, with separate lists for students studying Classical Civilisation/ AHCA/ ClassCiv Phil + Classics/ English & Latin.
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."
Find out more reasons to study Classics
Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme 2015.
Awards of £10,000 per student will be available to eligible Home/EU students from under-represented groups who wish to progress from an undergraduate course for which they were charged the higher tuition fees applying since 2012-13, to a postgraduate taught masters courses starting in 2015-16. Please contact Zahra Newby if you'd like to find out more about our Taught Masters degrees in Ancient Visual and Material Culture.
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.