1. Course Variations
    Nomenclature Duration Mode Of Attendance
    MA 1Yr FT
    MA 3Yr PT
  2. Typical offer:
    UK 2.1

Course Overview

The MA in Classics studies Greek and Latin language, literature and civilisation.

Key Features

The MA in Classics allows students to develop advanced reading skills in ancient languages and to apply them to the study of a selection of some of the most important literary texts from the ancient world.

The College of Arts and Humanities has a Graduate Centre. The Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

Have a look at the History and Classics blog for news and further information.

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

MA 1 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Compulsory Modules selective 

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : select one module from below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
CL-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Research Methodologies in Ancient History
CL-M50Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Narrative genres and theory
AND
 

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select two modules from below, one from TB1 one from TB2

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
CL-M10ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Greek I
CL-M11ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Greek II
CL-M26Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Greek Texts 1
CL-M27Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Greek Texts 2
CL-M52ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 1
CL-M53ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 2
CL-M54ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Further Greek 1
CL-M55ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Further Greek 2
AND
 

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select two modules from below, one from TB1 one from TB2

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
CL-M12ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Latin I
CL-M13ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Latin II
CL-M28Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Latin Texts 1
CL-M29Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Latin Texts 2
CL-M56ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 1
CL-M57ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 2
CL-M58ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Further Latin 1
CL-M59ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Further Latin 2
AND

MA 3 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Compulsory Modules selective 

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : select one module from below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
CL-M08Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Research Methodologies in Ancient History
CL-M50Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Narrative genres and theory
AND
 

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select two modules from below, one from TB1 one from TB2. Both modules must be the same language (i.e, Greek or Latin, but not both)

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
CL-M10ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Greek I
CL-M11ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Greek II
CL-M12ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Latin I
CL-M13ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Latin II
CL-M26Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Greek Texts 1
CL-M27Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Greek Texts 2
CL-M28Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Latin Texts 1
CL-M29Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Latin Texts 2
CL-M52ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 1
CL-M53ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 2
CL-M54ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Further Greek 1
CL-M55ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Further Greek 2
CL-M56ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 1
CL-M57ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 2
CL-M58ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Postgraduate Further Latin 1
CL-M59ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Postgraduate Further Latin 2

Description

The full-time course is split across the year offering three modules in each academic semester (a total of six modules) and then a dissertation over the summer. The dissertation component is written on a specialist research topic of your choosing.

Part-time students take three modules in the first year, three in the second year and write the dissertation in the third year.

Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in Classics, Classical Civilisation or a related background in Arts and Humanities, normally an upper second or above, or equivalent.  Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

How To Apply

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Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2018/19 are as follows:

UK/EU International
MA Full-time £6,600 £14,400
MA Part-time £2,200 £4,800

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: It is now possible for some students to study part-time under the Tier 4 visa route. This is dependent on factors relating to the course and your individual situation. It may also be possible to study with us if you are already in the UK under a different visa category. Please visit the University information on Visas and Immigration for further guidance and support.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Additional Costs

The tuition fees for the programme do not cover costs incurred personally by the student such as the purchase of books or stationery, printing or photocopying costs.

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