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Ancient Cultures

University of Glasgow

12 months
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20400 GBP/year
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About

The Ancient Cultures programme of the University of Glasgow offers you the opportunity to explore the ancient world from a multicultural and interdisciplinary perspective from the Near-East to North-Western Europe. It is based in Classics, with the participation of Archaeology, Egyptology, Celtic and Gaelic, and Theology and Religious Studies.

Overview

Why this programme

  • The Ancient Cultures programme of the University of Glasgow makes extensive use of the unique collections in the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Museum and Kelvin Hall as well as the university library Special Collections.
  • Essay and dissertation topics can be tailor-made to suit your interests.
  • You will have the opportunity to take up an ancient language (Greek, Latin, Egyptian, Coptic, Hebrew, early Gaelic, Welsh) from scratch, or continue it at advanced level.

Career Prospects

The programme provides excellent technical and linguistic skills for further postgraduate study in any of the subjects involved. It is also well suited for those considering a career in heritage, teaching, archives, or libraries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaching the Ancient World through Material Culture
  • Approaching the Ancient World through Text
  • Languages at all levels: Ancient Greek, Latin, Early Gaelic, Welsh, Hebrew, Ancient Egyptian (Hieroglyphs), Coptic
  • Democracy and Governance: Classical Political Thought
  • Explorations in the Classical Tradition
  • Approaches to Celtic and Viking Archaeology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

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

UK

  • Part-time fee: £1,056 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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