At the University of Reading studying the Classics and Ancient History you will be taught by world-leading experts, with particular research strength in a wide range of disciplines including ancient history, literature, language, archaeology, art and culture.
Our Department is ranked 6th in the UK for research overall, 3rd in the UK for research output (Times Higher Education Institutions Ranked by Subject, 2014, based on its analysis of REF 2014 - Classics), and 100% of our research impact has been recognised as world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework, 2014 - Classics).
You will benefit from facilities including the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, the University Library and a dedicated postgraduate room in the heart of the Classics Department. We are also located only a short distance from Oxford and London where you can visit major collections important for research in Classics and Ancient History.
- Approaches to Classics and Ancient History
- Ancient Greek or Latin (or a modern language)
- Research Methods
- Special Options in literature, history, art and archaeology
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesHistory Ancient History General Studies & Classics View 112 other Masters in General Studies & Classics in United Kingdom
Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in a relevant humanities subject.
International18650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18650 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Reading
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