King's College London

Course Introduction

This programme provides advanced study of Greek, Roman and near Eastern history that develops skills in handling documentary evidence; it is an intercollegiate programme with a wide range of options taught at King's, UCL and Royal Holloway, with close links to the Institute of Classical Studies; there is a compulsory module on sources and methods in ancient history.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
2 years
Part Time

Qualifications required:

  • An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in classics, classical studies, ancient history, classical archaeology, history or a closely related subject, or an overseas equivalent; some knowledge of Latin, Greek or another ancient language is a prerequisite; students without formal qualifications in ancient language should take a basic course (e.g. a summer school course) in an ancient language before the start of the course; if students need to improve their knowledge of ancient language they should take 1 language-learning course as part of the MA.