University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Classics and Ancient History

The University offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in a range of areas across the disciplines of classics and ancient history (including ancient near eastern studies and Egyptology). Subject to programme requirements, students can also learn or improve their knowledge of classical and Byzantine Greek, Latin, Greek, ancient Egyptian, and the languages of the ancient near east. The MA by research programme requires students to prepare a dissertation of up to 40,000 words on a topic of their choice, for which an academic staff member will provide expert supervision. The PhD leads to a dissertation of up to 80,000 words on a subject of choice and under the expert supervision of an academic member of staff.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time GBP 15,210 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (full-time) GBP 15,210 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA (Res) Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (full-time) GBP 15,210 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 15,210 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (full-time) GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (part-time) GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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