Postgraduate study in Ancient History

What you can study in Ancient History

You can undertake advanced courses and research in Egyptian, Greek and Roman history and culture, and the intellectual world and material remains of antiquity.

Postgraduate courses in Ancient History reflect our research strengths:

  • Greek and Roman history and historiography
  • Egyptian history
  • Late antiquity
  • Archaeology and art history
  • The intellectual world of Greece and Rome

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Ancient History

A BA with a major in Ancient History or Classical Studies, or a major in Greek or Latin plus 90 points in Ancient History or Classical Studies. You must have an average grade of B or higher in 45 points above Stage II in the major.

You must have passed at least one of ANCHIST 310, 340, GREEK 101, LATIN 101.

Master of Arts in Ancient History

120-point (one-year) MA

A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Ancient History with an average grade of B or higher. There are higher requirements for some research options.

240-point (two-year) MA

A BA with a major in Ancient History or Classical Studies, or a major in Greek or Latin plus 90 points in Ancient History or Classical Studies. You must have an average grade of B or higher in at least 45 points above Stage II in the major.

You must have passed at least one of ANCHIST 310, 340, GREEK 101, LATIN 101.  

Structuring your specialisation in Ancient History

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Ancient History

Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2018 BA(Hons) schedule for Ancient History

Master of Arts in Ancient History

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2018 MA schedule for Ancient History

Courses

Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in Ancient History:

Postgraduate courses

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Ancient History, you can contact a Postgraduate Adviser.