University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Ancient Cultures

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Master's courses.
For applicants whose 1st language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level: IELTS: overall score 7.0 with 2 subtests not lower than 7.0 and no other sub-test lower than 6.5 or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification (see below). Common equivalent English language qualifications: All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme: ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 24; CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 185 overall; 2 sub-tests no less than 185; no other sub-test less than 176; CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 185 overall; 2 sub-tests no less than 185; no other sub-test less than 176; PTE Academic (Person Test of English, Academic test): 68; no sub-test less than 60.

Course modules

Core courses: approaching the Ancient World through text; approaching the Ancient World through material culture.
Optional courses may include: languages at all levels: Ancient Greek, Latin, early Gaelic, Welsh, Hebrew, Ancient Egyptian (hieroglyphs), Coptic; democracy and government in the Ancient World; explorations in the classical tradition; rituals, feasts and festivals: power, community and consumption in the East Mediterranean and the Near East; Mediterranean landscapes; climate and civilisation; Celtic art; Jewish contexts of early Christianity; early church history and theology; ancient Egyptian art and archaeology; courses on Celtic and Viking archaeology; courses in museum studies.
Students also complete a dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words on a research topic of their choice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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