King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Ancient History

This programme provides advanced study of Greek, Roman and near Eastern history that develops skills in handling documentary evidence; it is an intercollegiate programme with a wide range of options taught at King's, UCL and Royal Holloway, with close links to the Institute of Classical Studies; there is a compulsory module on sources and methods in ancient history.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in classics, classical studies, ancient history, classical archaeology, history or a closely related subject, or an overseas equivalent; some knowledge of Latin, Greek or another ancient language is a prerequisite; students without formal qualifications in ancient language should take a basic course (e.g. a summer school course) in an ancient language before the start of the course; if students need to improve their knowledge of ancient language they should take 1 language-learning course as part of the MA.

Assessment methods

Assesment is by coursework and/or examinations.

Sponsorship information

AHRC, Masom Trust for Latin and Greek Postgraduate Studentship, Ronald Burrows Memorial Studentship.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 17,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,260 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 2765/2232