If you have studied Classics at undergraduate level and want to take your studies to a higher level; or if you have a background in other periods of history, philosophy, art or literature and want to develop your studies with reference to the ancient world; the Classics and Ancient History programme of the University of Glasgow is designed for you.
Why this programme
- Classics at Glasgow is a world-leading centre for the study of Roman oratory. Our scholars are also current in fields as diverse as religion, historiography, comedy, science, technology, medicine, warfare and late antiquity.
- We have active research projects on the reception of the classical world from the Middle Ages onwards.
- You will benefit from access to the University’s well-stocked library, The Hunterian (with its notable fine coin collection), to a major centre in humanities computing, and a dedicated Classics postgraduate study space and library.
- If you study with us, you will develop a broad range of intellectual and transferable skills. You may also have the opportunity to interact with collaborative research projects in our key areas of activity.
You will develop a broad range of intellectual and transferable skills that employers are looking for. Graduates have found careers in teaching, librarianship and the heritage sector. Over half of our Masters students proceed to PhD. Glasgow PhD graduates currently hold university posts in the UK, Europe, US and Africa.
Positions held by recent graduates include: University Teacher, Business Archive Cataloguer, Policy and Governance Manager, Market Research Coordinator and Underwriter.
- Theories and Methods for Ancient History & Classics
- Thucydides (In Translation)
- Explorations in the Classical Tradition
- Ancient Drama
- Democracy and Governance: Classical Political Thought
- Topics in Ancient Egyptian Culture
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Ancient History General Studies & Classics View 196 other Masters in Ancient History in United Kingdom
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- A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified
- A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
- Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
- One reference letter on headed paper
- Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
- Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
- A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)
International22140 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22140 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10050 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK part-time fees: £22140 per 20 credits
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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