Postgraduate Students

MSc in Classics

Join one of the largest Classics departments in the UK and develop your interests across the entire discipline, from Greek and Latin literature, to Greek and Roman history, to classical art and archaeology.

Programme description

The taught MSc in Classics gives you the chance to develop your interests in one of the largest Classics department in the UK.

Programme structure

The modular structure of the programme allows you to concentrate on areas of particular interest while still providing breadth of coverage.


Edinburgh offers an unparalleled combination of resources and expertise for the study of the ancient world.

Postgraduate community

Our postgraduate community is international, making the School the ideal environment for you to share ideas, collaborate on research, gain new perspectives and meet like-minded individuals.

Entry requirements

Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc in Classics.

Apply online

You will need to complete an online application which includes a degree certificate, transcripts and other supporting documents.

Scholarships and funding

Find out where to find available scholarships for your chosen programme of study.

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.

Contact us

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