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Classical Studies part 2

The Open University UK

12 months
6815 GBP/year
6815 GBP/year
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This Classical Studies part 2 module from The Open University UK forms part 2 of the MA in Classical Studies and allows you to apply the broad skills gained in part 1 to delve more deeply into one particular subject - the ancient body - and to train and supervise you in the skills you need to write your dissertation.

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In the Classical Studies part 2 module from The Open University UK , you'll be taken through cutting-edge research on various aspects of the body like birth, death, sickness and beauty, all the time building up your independent research skills so that by the time you start the dissertation section, you are ready to work on your own project.

Vocational relevance

An MA in Classical Studies will give you certified skills in independent research, meaning it can act as a stepping stone to further research in the form of a PhD, or as a sign to future employers that you are capable of conducting research in your chosen future vocation.

Programme Structure

The subject section is divided into the following four teaching blocks:

  • Block 2: The Body and Cultural Ritual
  • Block 3: The Body as Biological Entity
  • Block 4: The Body as a Cultural Canvas
  • Dissertation section

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To register for this module, you will need to have successfully completed the MA in Classical Studies part 1 (A863). You should be confident of the study skills you learnt in that module and be ready to acquire gradually more comprehensive skills in order to be able to conduct your own independent research in the final section of the module. 

  • As this module involves entirely internet-based teaching material and tuition, it is available to study worldwide.

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