Your 20,000-word thesis will be on an aspect of Greek or Roman history, culture or society. It will be supervised by a specialist in the area of your work.
You will study one core module: Research and Scholarship in Classics and Ancient History. This research skills training module equips you for your thesis with a range of specialised and generic skills, including textual criticism, document handling, literary theory, information resources, thesis presentation and bibliographical management.
You will also choose two optional modules from a range which typically includes:
- Archaeology of the Late Roman and Dark-Age East
- Archaeology of the Byzantine and Crusader World
- Empire and Identity
- Greek (Beginner/Advanced)
- Herodotus and Ancient Worlds
- Latin (Beginner/Advanced)
- The CAHA Seminar for Social History: Ancient Slaveries
- Egyptian Culture in Context
- Gender in Byzantium
- Ideas, Ideals and Ideologies
- Numismatics for Research and in Museums
- The Economies of the Late Roman, Byzantine and Frankish East
For more information, see our Classics and Ancient History module descriptions.
Please note that the optional module information listed on the website for this programme is intended to be indicative, and the availability of optional modules may vary from year to year. Where a module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you to make other choices.