University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Ancient History

Students gain a strong foundation in the skills and techniques necessary for effective research in this field; the course offers an annually changing menu of optional modules, which enables students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the history and culture of the Greek and Roman worlds down to the end of Antiquity.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent in ancient history or a related subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element), TOEFL paper based 600 with TWE of 4.5, TOEFL computer based 250 with TWE of 4.5, TOEFL IBT 100 (no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing).

Course modules

Researching the ancient world; myth, society and religion; telling stories; war and its representation; the ancient city; beginners' Latin for MA students; intermediate Latin for MA students; advanced Latin for MA students; beginners' Greek for MA students; intermediate Greek for MA students; advanced Greek for MA students; dissertation in classical antiquity.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,920 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,420 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,920 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 14,140 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Telephone number: 
0115 951 4800