University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham


This programme offers an opportunity to deepen and develop knowledge of classical antiquity by combining a substantial research dissertation of 20,000-word, with research training and taught elements. It can lead to doctoral research, but also provides the chance to undertake scholarly research as an enrichment of undergraduate study or for career development purposes.

Entry requirements

Typically, applicants will have a degree in some area of classical or ancient historical studies.

Course modules

Core modules: Research skills training. Optional modules: classical languages. In addition, students may choose modules from the MA antiquity syllabus. Students also have the opportunity to take modules from other related postgraduate programmes, such as Byzantine Studies and Modern Greek Studies.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,110 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 13,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,055 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5488