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Classics and Ancient History

The University of Exeter

24 months
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18100 GBP/year
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About

The Classics and Ancient History programme from The University of Exeter offer a wide range of world-leading research expertise, much of which falls within the remit of our three research centres. We welcome applications for postgraduate research across all our specialisms.

Overview

Prospective PhD candidates are encouraged to explore the interests of our academic staff in more detail and should make informal contact with a potential supervisor before submitting a formal application.

Careers

The Classics and Ancient History programme from The University of Exeter is committed to ensuring you receive high quality research supervision to maximise your potential and prepare you for a rewarding career.

Postgraduate students have access to the wide range of support offered by our Career Zone. In addition, postgraduate research students can access our Postgraduate Researchers' Programme, which covers a range of topics to help you to succeed during your research degree and to act as a springboard for your research career.

Programme Structure

The Department of Classics and Ancient History currently hosts three research centres:
  • Centre for Hellenistic and Romano-Greek Culture and Society  Supported by a £1.25 million Leverhulme grant, the centre is rapidly becoming internationally recognised for the study of the history and culture of the post-classical Greek world.
  • Centre for Connectivity in the Roman World  The centre examines how connectivity contributed to the shaping of distinctive cultures, economies and societies spanning the breadth of the Roman world and its immediate neighbours, focusing on novel historical, archaeological and digital approaches to human mobility and material culture.
  • Centre for Knowledge in Culture in Antiquity and Beyond  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MA by Research is suited to dedicated students who are comfortable with independent research with a focused topic already in mind. Applicants should have a proven track-record of producing excellent research at undergraduate level, either in the form of an overall first class degree in Classics and Ancient History, or an upper-second class degree with a first-class dissertation (or equivalent).
  • They should also obtain prior approval on a research proposal from their prospective supervisor in the department of Classics and Ancient History before submitting an application. Students should also have an undergraduate degree in Classics and Ancient History, or a cognate discipline e.g. Archaeology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18100 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18100 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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