University of Kent

University of Kent

Ancient History (Rome)

The course which includes a term in Rome, has a focus on research training that places you in a strong position for further study for a PhD, or for careers outside academia that require research skills. The programme provides a full study of the use of a variety of types of evidence that is underpinned by a core module focused on interpretation. A key focus of the MA is on the cities of the Roman Empire, especially the capital, Rome. A term is spent in Rome, in which you study the monuments and artefacts of the ancient city at first hand, visiting relevant sites and museums, with options to study site conservation and museum presentation as well as the history of Rome.

Entry requirements

A 1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree in ancient history and archaeology, ancient history, classical and archaeological studies or another relevant subject (or the equivalent).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework for each of the modules, an examination in Latin or Ancient Greek and by the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

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