University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge


The primary focus is chosen from: literature; philosophy; history; art and archaeology; philology and linguistics; interdisciplinary approaches to ancient world; the course caters for students who need to raise their knowledge of Greek/Latin to the appropriate standard for subject areas on which they are concentrating.

Entry requirements

A 1st class or high 2.1 UK Honours degree or the overseas equivalent. Where English is not 1st language, IELTS score 7.5, 7.0 in individual elements or TOEFL internet score 110, 25 in individual elements; a statement of proposed research is required.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on 3 essays (or 2 essays and an examination or project) and a thesis of not more than 12,000 words and normally at least 8,000 words.

Sponsorship information

The faculty offers a range of studentships/scholarships each year; 1 or possibly more MPhil studentships are annually available through the arts and humanities research council (AHRC) block grant programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 8,223 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
MPhil Full-time £ 19,557 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Academic Secretary for Graduate Affairs