Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway University of London

Classics and Classical Studies graduate programs

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School of Management

Royal Holloway, University of London

Egham, England

United Kingdom

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Classics and Classical Studies graduate programs

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MA Ancient History: Federal degree of the University of London, with courses taught at Royal Holloway, UCL, King’s College London and the Institute of Classical Studies. Students take a core course, Sources and Methods in Ancient History, two other taught courses and a dissertation, all equally weighted. At least one of the other taught courses should be in ancient history, as should the dissertation. Courses available cover an impressive range of historical subjects, from ancient Greece and Rome to Egypt, as well as offering skills in language acquisition and epigraphy. Teaching takes place mainly in central London. MA Classics: Federal degree of the University of London, with courses taught at Royal Holloway, UCL, King’s College London and the Institute of Classical Studies. Students take three taught courses and a dissertation, all equally weighted. The dissertation should normally be in the field of classical language, literature or thought, or the classical tradition. Courses available offer a wide range of classical skills and disciplines, from language learning to detailed text study; palaeography and papyrology; historical topics; philosophy; and classical art and archaeology. Teaching takes place mainly in central London. MA Classical Art & Archaeology: Federal degree of the University of London, with courses taught at Royal Holloway, UCL, King’s College London and the Institute of Classical Studies. Students take three taught courses and a dissertation, all equally weighted. Two of the taught courses must be on a classical archaeological or art-historical subject and the dissertation should be in classical archaeology or art history. The same range of courses is available as for MA Classics. Teaching takes place mainly in central London. Research Opportunities: The Department has particular strengths in ancient rhetoric; the application of literary theory to classical literature; urban history and archaeology; and maritime archaeology.
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