From the history of the Greek and Roman worlds, to Hellenistic history and Late Antiquity, our diverse expertise will enable you to choose a specialised path or to pursue a more interdisciplinary programme.
Study ancient history at an advanced level and develop your interest in the ancient world, whilst receiving excellent preparation for further graduate research.
This programme is modular, designed to allow both breadth of coverage and specialisation.
The University possesses excellent resources for the study of the Ancient World.
As a postgraduate student you will join a vibrant scholarly community and enjoy our modern student-focussed facilities, set in the heart of Edinburgh.
Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc in Ancient History.
You will need to complete an online application which includes supplying a degree certificate, transcripts, references and other supporting documents.
Fees and costs
Find out how much your programme of study will cost, search for funding opportunities and find out about our Graduate Discount Scheme.
Find out where your degree can take you.
Please direct your enquiries to the appropriate member of staff.