Classics and Ancient History

MA Classics and Ancient History


Streatham Campus, Exeter

Our Masters programme will develop knowledge gained on the subject from undergraduate study. You will be part of a stimulating and supportive environment that is further enhanced by the research strengths and interests of our academic staff. 

It offers a structured framework of study which ensures that while following the programme you will follow a balanced and complementary range of modules, whilst allowing sufficient choice to ensure you are able to follow your own individual learning path. It will also:

  • Enable you to gain a critical understanding of Greek and Roman culture through guided study and independent research
  • Enable you to gain the ability to draw on, synthesise and analyse a range of different types of evidence through the development of research and other specialist methodologies
  • Enable you to reflect on the formation of different kinds of culture and social patterns
  • Provide you with the opportunity to acquire or develop knowledge of the Greek or Latin languages to support other aspects of the MA programme or to provide a basis for advanced research

You will also develop a range of academic and personal skills that will prepare you for employment or PhD study.  You will further develop your mental agility and adaptability which will enable you to use your knowledge, abilities and skills in a variety of circumstances.

The programme can be taken as a one-year full-time or two-year part-time programme.