Classical Studies and Ancient History*

Study the history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome, and Pharaonic Egypt.

*Currently 'Classical Studies' and 'Ancient History' are two separate majors. 'Classical Studies and Ancient History' as a single major is subject to approval for 2019.

Subject overview

Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome have profoundly influenced later western societies.

In Classical Studies and Ancient History you can study Egyptian, Greek and Roman political, military and social history and culture, and ancient literature, philosophy and art.

Where can Classical Studies and Ancient History take you?

Many of our graduates have gone on to a range of successful careers. Classical Studies and Ancient History can help you develop skills useful in media and television, academia, historical research, journalism, teaching, public relations, government, conservation and historical preservation, museums and art curation.