The Classical Mediterranean (MA/PGDip/PGCert), M.A.

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  • Tuition
    9635
    Tuition (Full programme)
    8385
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This course is designed for those seeking to become researchers in Archaeology and/or Ancient History, or to enhance their professional careers in archaeology, classical studies, museum or related contexts, as well as for existing professionals in heritage or related fields who have a particular interest in this area.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

This postgraduate degree provides an exciting and challenging forum for you to explore the archaeology and history of the Classical Mediterranean world. You will study and interpret evidence from the Mediterranean to gain a deeper understanding of the societies and economies that shaped classical antiquity.

Our course questions the ways in which the classical past may be reconstructed and will equip you with the analytical skills to identify the debates surrounding textual and material sources, and encourage you to interrogate current perceptions of Greek and Roman societies.

During the course, you will learn to engage more critically with archaeological issues and debates developing skills in the analysis and evaluation of data of many kinds and from many sources. We seek to equip you with a broad critical understanding of both the potential and the limitations of different forms of archaeological evidence and develop your ability to present and use your sources effectively.

You will be taught by staff with an impressive range of expertise and specialisms that are exceptional in Britain. With many ancient historians as well as classical archaeologists among our staff we are uniquely placed to explore this material and our expertise extends geographically from southern Gaul to North Africa and Syria. You can opt to take our Study Tour in the Mediterranean module which is a one-week research tour, offering you the chance to meet our expert staff face-to-face.

This Classical Mediterranean MA is ideal if you are seeking to become a researcher in Archaeology or Ancient History, or if you want to enhance your professional career in archaeology, classical studies, museum or related contexts, as well as for existing professionals in heritage or related fields who have a particular interest in this area.

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Programme Structure

Core modules
  • Text and Material Culture
  • Encountering the Classical World
  • Dissertation (for students studying for the award of MA)
Option modules
  • Classical Landscapes
  • Households and Domesticity in the Ancient World
  • Study Tour in the Mediterranean

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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Academic Requirements

2:1 degree in archaeology (or anthropology in North America).

We will consider applicants who do not have a degree but have extensive professional archaeological experience.

If you have a 2:1 degree in a different subject area we may make you a conditional offer on the basis of you first taking some of our undergraduate modules as ‘bridging’ courses.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 9635 International
  • GBP 8385 EU/EEA

*total tuition fee for course starting June 2016

Postgraduate Diploma (Home/EU: £5,585; International: £6,415)Postgraduate Certificate (Home/EU: £2,790; International: £3,210)

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