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Swansea University

12 months
16650 GBP/year
7850 GBP/year
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The Classics programme from Swansea University delivers deep and evocative teaching of Greek and Latin language, literature and civilisation.

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You will develop sophisticated reading skills in ancient languages as well as an ability to apply them to the most profound and important literary texts from the ancient world.

A wide selection of modules include narrative genres and theory, Greek and Latin texts, romance refracted and novels renewed, being Greek under Rome, and magic in the ancient world.

Your study resources include a main library which is generously stocked with original literary and documentary texts, with basic works of reference and secondary material. It subscribes to a wide range of general and specialist periodicals.

You may also benefit from the thriving Classics , Ancient History and Egyptology postgraduate seminar, which meets weekly.


You will develop excellent oral and writing skills, and learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills will all boost your employment prospects.

Graduates from this Classics programme from Swansea University enter a range of sectors including research, education, publishing, marketing and government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodologies in Ancient History
  • Narrative genres and theory
  • Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient World
  • Romance Refracted and novels renewed
  • Saints and Sinners in Christian Late Antiquity
  • Magic in the Ancient World: Exploring the Sources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical entry requirement is a degree in Classics, Classical Civilisation or a related background in Arts and Humanities, normally an upper second or above, or equivalent. Overseas and European applicants must achieve IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16650 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP per year during 12 months.

 Part-time fees:

  • UK students: £ 2,600
  • International students: £ 5,550

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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