UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course provides the opportunity to explore disciplines useful to ancient historians and to investigate auxiliary techniques which cannot usually be learned in a first degree, including archaeology, epigraphy, numismatics, papyrology, and textual criticism.

Course Modules

Core modules: Sources and methods in ancient history; dissertation in ancient history; options: options include the following (for a full list please see our website below): Greek epigraphy; Latin epigraphy; Greek papyrology; change and continuity in the ancient Near East; economic and social history of archaic and Classical Greece; territory and identity in Ancient Greece (King's College London); Roman Egypt; economic and social history of Rome (Royal Holloway); Roman Britain (King's College London); the city of Rome (BA/MA), (Royal Holloway); propaganda and ideology in Rome; ancient Rome on film; Greek and Latin language at various levels; lived religion in ancient Greece; Constantinople.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Knowledge of a relevant ancient language (e.g. Latin, Hebrew, Akkadian) is a prerequisite (minimum GCSE or one year's study as part of a BA degree).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees