Birkbeck, University of London
Applicants are expected to have achieved a second-class honours BA.
We also offer a 1-year Graduate Certificate in History, which can be used as a conversion course if you want to study at postgraduate level, but have a degree in a significantly different discipline. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English: IELTS Academic Test score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
The core module taken in the first year has a broad thematic range and integrates methodological and interpretative approaches to the classical material past with debates on its modern reception and interpretation.
You study 3 option modules (2 in your first year and 1 in your second) from a diverse range of subjects.
You also write a dissertation on a subject of your choice in your second year, under the guidance of experienced academic staff.
Not all modules are available each year.
Themes and Concepts in Archaeology .
MA Classical Archaeology dissertation.
Indicative option modules:
Athens: Material Culture Approaches to the Classical City;
Between Words and Walls: Housing in the Graeco-Roman World;
Field school: Buried Humanities;
Frameworks for Archaeology: Curatorial Archaeology in England;
From temples to museums: post-classical encounters with classical antiquities;
The City of Rome: Ancient to Medieval;
The Edge of Empire: The Archaeology of Roman Frontiers .
Entirely by coursework: a 5000-word essay for each option module and a 15,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 6,875 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time evening||October 2016||GBP 3,975 per Year 1 (EU)||2 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2017||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Bloomsbury||WC1E 7HX||South East|
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