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Visual and Material Culture of the Ancient Greece (MA)

Visual and Material Culture of the Ancient Greece (MA)

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Full time | University of Warwick | 1 year | 02-OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

02-OCT-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Cultural Studies Ancient Greek History Art History

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Warwick's Classics and Ancient History Department have expertly designed this MA to focus on the history and material culture of Ancient Greece. With one module taught at the British School at Athens, you will go to Athens in the late spring/early summer.

Course Overview

Our Visual and Material Culture of Ancient Greece MA courses provide a thorough preparation in research techniques if you are considering further research in the fields of art, numismatics or epigraphy, or are working on an historical topic that involves the consideration of material evidence. It will also provide a detailed understanding of ancient visual and material culture to prepare you if you are aiming to enter a career in museums and curatorial work, or in education.

For the Visual and Material Culture of Ancient Greece course, one module is taught at the British School, Athens*. It focuses on a different skill set for handling Ancient Greek material culture from year to year.

Teaching

  • 10, two-hour seminars held weekly or fortnightly in terms one and/or two and assessed by a 5,000 word essay on a topic of your choice, decided upon my negotiation with a member of academic staff
  • Most seminars will comprise student-led presentations and discussion; others will take place in museums
  • The BSA course is taught via site and museum visits and lectures, with students carrying out independent research in the BSA library
  • Teaching methods used for language modules vary depending on the level, but run across all three terms

Careers

Typical career paths chosen by our graduates include jobs in museums and the heritage sector, education, publishing, the civil service and further research.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • What can you do with a Classics and Ancient History degree?
  • Careers in the Creative Industries
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • Next steps after your classics degree…hear from alumni
  • Networking for Classics students

Modules

Module at British School, Athens - Core
Dissertation - Core
Advanced Ancient Language

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

10,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

24,630

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Applicants will need to have achieved or be expecting to achieve a high 2:i undergraduate degree in Classics/Ancient History/Archaeology or a relevant subject to be considered for entry.