Swansea University

Swansea University

Ancient History and Classical Culture

The course offers a wide range of modules on the history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome, drawing on the expertise of internationally recognised scholars. Every aspect of the modern world has its roots in the civilisations of the classical world. This course allows students to study a range of topics related to the history and culture of the classical world, from the Mycenaean world to the later Roman Empire. The range of options allows students to specialise in history or literature, or to combine study of the 2.

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a 1st degree in ancient history, classical civilisation, classics or a relevant discipline. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules on the course typically include: Research methodologies in ancient history and classical culture; ancient Greek or Latin; being Greek under Rome (Greek literature and culture in the imperial period); the army in the Roman Empire; the city in the Greco-Roman world; reading academic German.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295190