Postgraduate study  

Embark on postgraduate study in Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology (CAHA) at the College of Arts and Law, University of Birmingham and you become a partner in an internationally acclaimed research community.

In REF2014 the department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at Birmingham was ranked fifth in the UK (Oxford was fourth) for quality of research and for impact. An outstanding four-fifths (81%) of our submitted research outputs were ranked as either ‘internationally excellent’ (3*) (41%), or ‘world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour’ (4*) – the highest ranking possible (38%).

The College of Arts and Law offers a stimulating and supportive research environment for postgraduate study in all its disciplines. The postgraduate community is vibrant and productive and students are encouraged to enter fully into the life of the Institute and the University.

Courses in Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Taught masters:

Combined research and taught:

Doctoral research:

Major funding opportunity for Home/EU students on our PhD programmes

We are part of the Midlands3Cities consortium, offering up to 89 Arts and Humanities Research Council funded studentships. This includes full research fees, a substantial maintenance grant and additional research training support. Applications are now open.

All of our postgraduate students become part of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School. Visit the website to find out more about its vibrant research community and top class facilities, as well as funding and scholarship opportunities