12 months
21000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Classics degree at the University of Nottingham will build your understanding of Classical antiquity and its modern reception, introducing a range of approaches for studying the Greek and Roman worlds.


Key facts

Depending on your research interests, you can choose to specialise in the area you enjoy most, from Classical Literature, Ancient History, and Visual Culture of Classical Antiquity. Optional language modules let you further tailor your studies, learning Latin or ancient Greek at beginner, intermediate or advanced level. This route through the course is strongly recommended for those considering a research degree.

Our staff offer expertise in:

  • Ancient History
  • Classical Literature
  • Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology
  • Classical Reception


This Classics degree at the University of Nottingham will develop a range of transferable skills, including:

  • critical analysis and interpretation of evidence
  • developing an idea and building an argument
  • communicating clearly and persuasively

As a result, our graduates move into a wide range of careers, including:

  • PhD research
  • heritage, museums and archives
  • marketing, publishing and PR
  • teaching
  • central and local government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Myth, Society and Religion
  • Telling Stories
  • Dissertation in Classical Antiquity
  • Arts in Society 
  • Mastering the Arts: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent) in classics, ancient or modern history, archaeology, art history, classical civilisation, Latin, Greek, or English
  • 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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