University of Leicester
Archaeology of the Roman World
Students study the Roman empire in the wider context of its neighbouring societies; the course crosses traditional academic boundaries (eg between Roman studies and prehistory, and between archaeology and ancient history); students gain research skills; the course comprises extensive analysis of settlement and cultural systems; options allow students to specialise in key aspects of Roman-era and related studies.
Normally a good 2nd class honours degree (2.1 or higher) in Roman archaeology, ancient history, classical studies or a cognate subject, or its equivalent, or the equivalent for overseas or European applicants.
Core modules: Theory and method in Roman era studies; Rome and its neighbours; dissertation (for MA); plus options chosen from; Britain in the Roman empire; classical landscapes (distance learning module); early Christian Europe; GIS in archaeology; households, families and domesticity in the ancient world; iron age archaeology; landscapes of the Greco-Roman world; North Africa in late antiquity; Roman and American slavery; Rome and the Greek East; social economy of the Roman empire; Sparta and Lakonia in the Greek world; warfare, conflict and violence in antiquity.
Assessment is through essays and project work (including group work); students are encouraged to develop their transferable skills, including IT and oral presentation; Master's students write a 15,000 word dissertation; students may also elect to do an extended, 90 credit dissertation where doctoral study is the main target.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
0116 252 2720/2772