Swansea University

Swansea University


The programme allows students to develop advanced reading skills in ancient languages and to apply them to the study of a selection of some of the most important literary texts from the ancient world.

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a 1st degree in classics, classical civilisation or a related background in arts and humanities, normally an upper 2nd or above, or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules on the course typically include: Narrative theory and genres; ancient Greek or Latin language; ancient Greek or Latin texts; romance refracted and novels renewed; explorers, travel and geography; saints and sinners in Christian late antiquity.


Qualification Study mode 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 606752