Ancient History and Classical Culture (MA)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 - 3 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 6800 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15100 per year

All study options

About Ancient History and Classical Culture at Swansea University

The MA in Ancient History and Classical Culture is a rigorous course that concentrates on the history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome, drawing on the expertise of internationally recognised scholars.

This fascinating course allows you to to observe how every aspect of the modern world has its roots in the civilisations of the Classical world.

You can study from the Mycenaean world to the later Roman Empire, specialising in history or literature, or a combination of the two. Ancient Greek and Latin can also be studied.

You are encouraged to build a methodological awareness as you are introduced to key concepts and interpretative techniques which have shaped the study of ancient civilisations in the modern world.

Throughout the course you will hone the specialist research skills needed for high-level work in any field of Ancient History and Classical Civilisation.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 3 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 6800 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15100 per year

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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    Where are you from?
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    Where did you study (which institution or school) before coming to Swansea?
    Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur for A Levels.
    Tunku Kurshiah College, Negeri Sembilan for high school.

    Why choose Swansea University?
    Low cost living and student life here is said to be good. Making it a conducive environment to study.

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    What do you do in your free time?
    I am involved with student body organisation based in London called UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council). It's a representative of all Malaysian Societies in the UK and Eire. Am currently the National Treasurer of it.

    What has been the highlight of your time in Swansea?
    Being part of the societies and organized student events for our fellow students here. It has helped me to mingle well with the other nationalities.

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