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Course summary

The Classics MPhil is intended to give students with relevant experience at first-degree level the opportunity to carry out focused research in Classical subjects, together with the opportunity to acquire or develop skills and expertise relevant to their research interests. It is also designed to complement, extend and complete undergraduate study in Classics. Learning Outcomes By the end of the course students should have:

  • developed a deeper knowledge of their chosen area of Classics and of the critical debates within it;
  • come to a conceptual understanding that enables the evaluation of current research and methodologies;
  • acquired or consolidated linguistic, technical and ancillary skills appropriate for research in their chosen area;
  • demonstrated independent judgment, based on their own research;
  • presented their own ideas in a public forum and learned to contribute constructively within an international environment.


Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree. If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country: https://www.postgraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/international/international-qualifications A first-class or high II.i degree, or equivalent, with evidence of expertise in your chosen classical discipline.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

The faculty offers a range of studentships/scholarships each year; 1 or possibly more MPhil studentships are annually available through the arts and humanities research council (AHRC) block grant programme.

Classics at University of Cambridge - UCAS