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.
Job Advert - Research Fellow in Hellenistic Culture & Society
Applications now open for 3-year fixed term RF in Hellenistic Culture & Society. Deadline 25th Feb 2016. An opportunity for an early career scholar of exceptional promise to develop an international research profile and to gain invaluable experience of being part of one of the UK’s leading Classics departments. We would welcome applications from scholars with interests in any aspect of the Hellenistic world, including history, epigraphy, and literature, but particularly those with specialisms in art and architecture or visual material broadly defined.
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 Open Day
On Wednesday 18th November 2015 the Department of Classics and Ancient History will host its first Departmental Postgraduate Open Day. Come along to find out about our courses, how to maximise your chances of gaining doctoral funding, and to meet current postgraduates and staff. See the programme and sign up here.
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.