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Classical Archaeology and Ancient History PhD

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History PhD

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Archaeology Of Specific Periods / Ages Classical History

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Research degree offers you the opportunity to acquire a highly advanced set of conceptual skills developed in the pursuit of new knowledge, which can be applied within or beyond an academic or scholarly context. Research training in any academic discipline helps to channel creativity into critical innovatory reasoning.

Our current research interests include: the cultural and social history of ancient Greece; the Hellenistic world; ancient Italy and Rome; the reception of the 'classical' past within ancient and modern worlds; the study of approaches to identity in the ancient world; and cultural change in the Hellenistic and Roman worlds.

Study resources also include a regular work-in-progress seminar for research students and staff, and various courses on ancillary skills, including how to read medieval and early modern documents, how to locate sources in various fields, languages and computing.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, University of London | 3 years | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Full-time home/EU students: £4260 pa, the tuition fee indicated here is for 2018/19. The tuition fee for 2019/20 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Full-time international students: £12325 pa, the tuition fee indicated here is for 2018/19. The tuition fee for 2019/20 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a good degree in ancient history, archaeology, classical studies, classics, history or a related discipline.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more

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