Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Ancient History

The course offers knowledge and expertise for a career in research (media, commercial, public sector etc), public service, teaching and academia. We offer a full range of expertise, but the following areas are of particular strength: history and archaeology of archaic societies; Greek epigraphy; political and social history of the Greek city states; history and archaeology of the roman republic and empire; history and archaeology of the later roman and early medieval periods; warfare in antiquity; housing and the built environment; gender and sexuality; ancient medicine.

Entry requirements

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

A limited number of bursaries for Master's and Research Degrees will be awarded to students (home/EU/overseas) wishing to pursue a Research degree (PhD); students eligible for an AHRB or a research council postgraduate studentship must apply for an award from the scheme for which they are eligible if they are to be considered for a School of History and Archaeology Bursary.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
029 2087 0084