Ancient History, M.Sc. | The University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 months
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28800 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
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About

This Ancient History programme at The University of Edinburgh  gives you the opportunity to study ancient history at an advanced level, developing your interest in the ancient world and providing excellent preparation for further graduate research.

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Overview

Edinburgh is one of the leading centres in the UK for the study of ancient history, in the chronological, geographical and methodological scope of the research interests of our staff.

The range and content of our courses reflect staff research strengths in Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique topics. Greek and Latin language courses are always offered. Our particular strengths lie in the legal, institutional, social and economic history of the Greek and Roman worlds, as well as in political theory and practice, Hellenistic history, and late antique history.

As a student on this programme, you will develop your skills in critical thinking, clear writing and research, verbal presentation and critical analysis.

Career opportunities

Their students view the programme and a graduate degree from Edinburgh as an advanced qualification valued and respected by many employers, others are interested in pursuing long-term academic careers and therefore consider the MSc as preparation for a PhD.

The programme provides a toolkit of transferable skills in organisation, research and analysis that will be highly prized in any field of work.

This programme can form the stepping stone to many career options, such as:

  • further academic research
  • law
  • museum and art curation
  • literary translation or analysis
  • education
  • public heritage

Recent graduates in Classics are now putting their skills to use as:

  • tutors
  • archivists
  • writers
  • editors
  • civil servants

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Skills and Methods in Classics
  • Elementary Latin (PG) 
  • Elementary Greek (PG) 
  • Intermediate Greek (PG) 
  • Intermediate Latin (PG) 
  • A Period of Ancient History 
  • A Topic in Late Antique and Byzantine History 
  • The Hellenistic City
  • Constantinople: The History of a Medieval Megalopolis from * Constantine the Great to Suleyman the Magnificent

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, a minimum US 3.25 GPA or international equivalent, in a subject related to this programme, normally Classics, Classical Civilization, Ancient History or Classical Archaeology.
  • They will also consider an honours degree in another subject if your personal statement demonstrates how you are equipped to undertake the programme.
  • Relevant experience, or professional or other qualifications will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • Home: £6,500
  • International/EU: £14,400

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

If you live in the UK, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan from one of the UK’s governments.

The type and amount of financial support you are eligible for will depend on:

  • your programme
  • the duration of your studies
  • your tuition fee status

Programmes studied on a part-time intermittent basis are not eligible.

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31 May 2024
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300000 JPY
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31 May 2024
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8000 GBP
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8000 GBP
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5000 GBP
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10 Mar 2024
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1500 GBP
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30 Aug 2024
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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03 Jul 2024
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1500 GBP
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