Open University

Open University

Classical Studies (F27)

This fascinating course examines many different aspects of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds - their literature, history, philosophy, archaeology, language and material cultures - through a scholarly tradition that is both fast-moving and long-standing. You will investigate the different disciplinary fields of classical studies, bringing you into direct contact with a wide range of fragmentary evidence from classical antiquity such as surviving texts and artefacts, which you'll examine from multiple theoretical and methodological perspectives. You will also acquire and develop research skills that will enhance your knowledge of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and prepare you for independent study, culminating in a dissertation.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning October 2017 - 3 years

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Distance Learning

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