The Department has a lively community of postgraduate research students contributing to the research in the Department.
There are two options offered for the MA by research:
- Route A: Candidates research and write a 40,000 word dissertation
- Route B: Linguistic training, two 5,000-word essays and a 25,000-word dissertation
In both cases the thesis must show evidence of originality in knowledge and interpretation.
The Department offers expertise in a wide range of research areas, including Epigraphy; Numismatics; Visual and Material Culture; Art; Ancient Medicine; Ancient Athletics; Greek Social and Cultural History; Sexuality and Gender; Ancient Rhetoric; Augustus and the Early Principate; Greek Religion and Greek Sanctuaries; Greek theatre; Greek Literature, especially lyric poetry; Greek Political History; Latin Literature; Reception of Greek Thought in Arabic Culture; Platonism in the Renaissance; Roman cultural history; Roman Economy; Roman Syria; Sicily and North Africa; The Western Mediterranean.
Full time: 1 year
Part time: 2 years
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
IELTS Band B
Home/EU: £4,191 per year (estimated)
Overseas £16,230 per year
Home/ EU: £2,515 per year (estimated)
Overseas: £9,738 per year
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This information is applicable for 2017 entry.