The Department has a lively community of postgraduate research students contributing to the research in the Department. All research programmes include a programme of induction, work-in-progress seminars and a graduate conference.
Candidates research and write a 80,000 word thesis. The thesis will constitute a substantial original contribution to knowledge which is, in principle, worthy of peer-reviewed publication.
Areas for PhD supervision include:
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: 3-4 years
Part-time: 7 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.