Explore the visual and material culture of the ancient world, the ways in which it might be studied, and the questions that can be asked of it.
There are four taught elements, each worth 30 CATS points, in addition to a 15-20,000-word dissertation (worth 60 CATS).
- Core Module 'Approaching Ancient Visual and Material Culture': two hour seminar every week in term one, assessed by a 5,000 word essay on a topic of your choice.
- Core Module in a Language: Ancient Greek or Latin; Italian, German, or French, at appropriate level, taught alongside undergraduates either within the Classics Dept, or in the Italian Dept or the Language centre, over the course of the whole academic year. Assessed by a final examination and a dossier of coursework.
- TWO optional modules chosen from the following:
- Classical Epigraphy
- Art of the Ancient World
- Ancient Numismatics
- An approved external option - There are a number of options available within the History of Art department which are particularly suitable for students on this Masters course
All these modules are taught in nine two hour seminars and are assessed by a 5,000-word essay on a topic chosen in consulatation with the lecturer responsible.
The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
- Dissertation of 15-20,000 words. The topic for this will be finalised during term two in conjunction with your supervisor. The dissertation will be submitted in September.
Qualification: Master of Arts (MA)
Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Next intake: September 2020
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