Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

QS World University Rankings 2021 Archaeology Top 200Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at Birmingham is one of the few university departments in the UK that draws together Archaeology and the study of Greece, Rome and Egypt. Times Higher Education ranked the department in the Top 5 in the country for its performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise.


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Birmingham has recently been recognised as the top university for graduates by leading employers in 2020-21


Posted 26 July 2021

Professor Andrew Barker

We are saddened to learn of the death of Professor Andrew Barker, Professor Emeritus of Classics, last week at the age of 78.

Posted 17 May 2021

My favourite things about Ancient History: Elizabeth Owen

BA Ancient History student Elizabeth Owen talks about her interest in Egyptology and the variety of modules on offer within the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham.

Posted 12 May 2021

The lives of ancient women: Daisy Drennan

BA Classical Literature and Civilisation student Daisy Drennan tells us her favourite thing about studying Classics at the University of Birmingham.

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