Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Classics and Ancient History

This course is designed primarily for students who have studied Latin, Greek or classical studies in their first degree. It aims to improve their knowledge of classical language, literature and culture.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in classics, classical studies, or a related field. Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Research skills and dissertation training; dissertation; Optional modules: Approaches to classics research 1 and approaches to classics research 2; approaches to ancient history research 1 and approaches to ancient history research 2; graduate seminar in Greek archaeology; graduate seminar in byzantine archaeology; graduate seminar in armies and frontiers of the roman world.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7966