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PhD funding opportunities

The Department of Classics & Ancient History at Warwick is pleased to invite applications for PhD for 2020/21. Available options for funding are listed here (including opportunities for international students).

In addition, the Department of Classics has modest funds for fee awards at both PhD and MA level, for which candidates should apply by Friday 6 March 2020.

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Why Study Classics at Warwick?
" You get to understand a world that has fundamentally influenced our own, so when you study Classics you don't just study the past, you actually also study our own world as it is around us right now." Michael Scott.
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Find out more about our taught Masters courses.

We offer four taught MAs, one in Ancient Literature and Thought, and three in Ancient Visual and Material Culture. All our MAs combine core modules with a variety of optional modules, plus a final dissertation, and provide thorough training in a particular field while allowing students to develop their own interests. Our intellectually stimulating programme of led seminars and supervisions reflects the latest research internationally across our interdisciplinary field.

Making Classics Matter

The Department of Classics is passionately committed to encouraging as wide an audience as possible to engage with the study of the Classical world. In addition to our video and audio podcasts, we run a series of engagement, outreach and widening participation activities, including our annual drama festival.

Ranked 6th in the UK by the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.


The Classics Department at Warwick is one of the best in the UK. Our international reputation rests on our innovative and intensive teaching, and on research which continues to open up new aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity and its importance in later history. Find out more about us.


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