A tradition of excellence, a historic location, modern facilities and cutting-edge research from world leading academics makes postgraduate study at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology a rewarding and logical choice.

Edinburgh Castle

Why study in Edinburgh?

Consistently voted the most desirable place to live in Britain, Edinburgh offers a historical heart with a thriving, modern culture.

The city

External view of the School

Why choose the School of History, Classics and Archaeology?

Based in the Old Town in a splendid historical building, the School is a thriving, vibrant hub of intellectual and cultural life.

The School

Old books

Why choose the subjects?

History. Classics. Archaeology. Three of the University's most prestigious subjects combined in one School. Discover more.

Why choose the subjects?

Our students

What do our students think?

Our graduate students, from all over the world, tell you why they choose to study with us.

What do our students think?

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