UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Reception of the Classical World

The course investigates the interactions of later ages with the cultures of the ancient world across a variety of media, making extensive use of London's unique resources of literary, historical and artistic study and research. The programme is taught by a combination of lectures, seminars and research visits to relevant institutions. Seminars will provide practical tuition in bibliographic searches and the use of a variety of electronic databases.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Approaches to the reception of the Classical world. Options modules have included: Rome on film; ancient Greek theatre and its reception; the Classical past in modern Greece; Athens in ancient and modern political thought; Sophocles; Cicero; Dionysus in Rome; Greek or Latin papyrology; Greek or Latin epigraphy; medieval Latin literature.

Assessment methods

Student performance will be assessed through coursework essays, unseen examination and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Variable - 2 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 679 7381