Our degrees cover the literature, archaeology, and history of the ancient world.
We offer Master’s and PhD courses; some include an option of studying in Rome or Athens.
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We are part of the School of European Culture and Languages, a multidisciplinary school with a lively student community.
Our wide-ranging modules allow you to follow your own interests. You learn in a supportive department, on a green campus with superb academic facilities and in an area rich in archaeological sites.
We are engaged in four main areas of research: Classics, Byzantine Studies, Ancient History and Classical Archaeology. We encourage interdisciplinary and collaborative projects.
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The opportunity to have your professors walk you around sites such as the ancient city of Pompeii with its fantastically preserved frescoes, buildings and artefacts is the opportunity of a lifetime.