Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Feature image 1A funny thing didn't happen on the way to the ForumBA Classics - our new undergraduate programme, available Sept 2015. Photo of Roman relief sculpture of a Male Captive, taken at the theatre of Aphrodisias, Greece.Research Excellence Framework 2014

Classics and Ancient History: Rated 10th in the UK by the Guardian

Classics and Ancient History: Rated 10th in the UK by the Guardian

About us

Our subjects were rated top 10 by the Guardian and the Complete University Guide.

Research

Our research encompasses all the major civilisations of the ancient Mediterranean from Sumer and Mesopotamia, and Egypt, to all periods of classical antiquity up to and beyond the end of the Roman Empire.

Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham has been ranked among the top five Russell Group departments of Classics in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.