24 months
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15850 GBP/year
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About

A Classics programme from Swansea University enables you to undertake a substantial research project led by your own passions and interests.

Overview

You will conduct original research related to the languages, literature, philosophy or culture of the classical world, from Homer to the later Roman empire, and the reception of the ancient world in modern culture.

We have extensive experience of supervising a wide variety of topics relating to Greek and Roman literature. Particular research strengths at Swansea include ancient narrative literature and the reception of earlier literature in hellenistic and imperial fiction, Greek tragedy, ancient philosophy, and Greek and Roman political thought.

Working at an elite academic level, you will be introduced to key concepts and interpretative techniques shaping study of the civilisations of Greece and Rome.

This Classics programme from Swansea University develops research skills needed for high-level work in any field of classics or classical civilisation, and you will be supported by a range of skills and training programmes available on campus.

Programme Aims

This Masters programme will provide students with: 

  • The opportunity to conduct high quality postgraduate research in a world leading research environment.
  • Key skills needed to undertake advanced academic and non-academic research including qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Advanced critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and independent judgement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • This MPhil in Classics at Swansea will enable you to undertake a substantial project led by your own interests. It is a highly respected qualification which can present a career in academia or a wider scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. 
  • A thesis of 60,000 words will be submitted for assessment demonstrating original research with a substantive contribution to the subject area. The Masters is examined following an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination or viva). 
  • You will acquire research skills for high-level work and skills and training programmes are available on campus for further support. There will be an opportunity to deliver presentations to research students and staff at departmental seminars and conferences. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for MPhil must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 24 months.

Part-time fees:

  • UK students: £ 2,250
  • International students: £ 7,900

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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