Newcastle University

Newcastle University


In Classics at Newcastle we have a long and distinguished international reputation for our research and teaching. Latin and Greek have been taught here since 1874, and Classical Archaeology since 1931. Our staff include scholars of outstanding international reputation, and our research covers all major aspects of the study of the ancient world. We welcome postgraduate students in any of our areas of research expertise. We cover a vast range of classical subjects, from material culture and history, through language and literature, to philosophy and the history of science and medicine. We also have strong links with related disciplines such as History, Archaeology, and Modern Languages. MLitt supervision is normally available in the following areas: Ancient history and classical archaeology; Classical language and literature; Philosophy and science.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in classics or a related subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Sandra Fletcher
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7966