University of Reading

University of Reading

The Classical Tradition

This course focuses on the reception of Greek and Roman culture in the modern world � that is, on the influence of the ancient world on later periods and on the way the �classical� has been exploited by later authors, thinkers, artists playwrights, politicians and regimes.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 or equivalent at BA level in a relevant Humanities subject. Students with other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Modules include: approaches to the classical tradition; research methods; special options (2 options from a large choice); Latin or Ancient Greek or a modern language; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time £ 14,165 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA (Res) Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA (Res) Part-time £ 6,930 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

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