12 months
20000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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By taking the Classics and Ancient History programme from The University of Exeter you will gain an understanding of Greek and Roman culture and society through guided study and independent research.

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  • Develop advanced research skills and specialist methodologies for the use and analysis of a range of forms of textural and material evidence
  • Tailor your programme by choosing a selection of modules to match your interests or select one of our pathways and have the specialism named in your degree title
  • Our academics are all active researchers who consistently attract funding from external resources including Leventis, Levenhulme, the WellcomeTrust and the Arts and Humanities Research Council


During your time with us you will have a developed an excellent range of skills in logical thinking, interpreting, analysing and evaluating information, and communication. A range of options will be open to you, you might take a career path in a related area such as museum and cultural heritage work or teaching. Alternatively you might choose to pursue a different profession using your relevant skills, perhaps joining the Civil Service or working in business, law or management.

Some destinations of graduates from Classics and Ancient History programme from The University of Exeter are:

  • Actor
  • Classics Teacher
  • Client Executive
  • Executive Search Researcher
  • Human Resources Adviser
  • Lecturer
  • Legal Assistant
  • Personal Incident Manager
  • Producer of West End Shows
  • Project Manager
  • Property Manager
  • Publishing Assistant
  • Quality Controller
  • Researcher 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation in Classics and Ancient History
  • Research Skills in Classics, Ancient History and Theology
  • The City of Rome
  • Supervised Independent Study in the Humanities 
  • Ancient Texts and their Interpretation
  • Classical Reception 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees per year:

  • UK: £4,600
  • International: £10,000 

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 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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