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Classical Art and Archaeology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) ,
The Classical Art and Archaeology course at King's College London offers you the opportunity to study Greek and Roman art and archaeology at one of the largest Classics departments in the UK.

About

The Classical Art and Archaeology course at King's College London is intercollegiate with options taught at King’s, UCL and Royal Holloway and you can take advantage of our close links to the Institute of Classical Studies, one of the UK’s best Classical libraries.

It gives you the unique opportunity to acquire technical skills provided by optional modules in papyrology, epigraphy and palaeography.

Key benefits

  • Study in one of the UK’s largest and oldest departments of Classics. Classics has been taught on the Strand for over 200 years.
  • Unrivalled location for the study of the ancient world thanks to London’s unique range of specialist libraries, museums and galleries.
  • Extraordinarily wide choice of modules, drawing on the resources of the whole of the University of London.

Career prospects

Our graduates use our training to pursue further research in our department. Others transfer the skills and knowledge they develop with us to careers in teaching, journalism, cultural management, or the financial sector.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • The Classical Art of the Body: Greek Sculpture and its Legacy
  • The Art of Making: Craft Production from Classical Antiquity to Today
  • Roman Britain
  • Exhibiting Classical Antiquities
  • Living in Byzantium: Material Culture and Built Environment in Late Antiquity
  • Classical Frontiers: Northern Black Sea in Antiquity

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • 2:1 BA degree with honours (or overseas equivalent) in Classics, Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Archaeology, History or a closely related subject.
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part time
  • Home/EU: £4995
  • Overseas: £10650

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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