Graduate School

MSc in Ancient Worlds (Archaeology and Classics) (Online Learning)

Join our flexible online Ancient Worlds Masters programme and gain a graduate degree from a world-leading university. Explore the human past, from early prehistory to late antiquity.

The application deadline for this degree has passed for September 2020 entry

We are no longer accepting applications for this degree for September 2020 entry. Applications for September 2021 entry will be available from October 2020.

About the programme

Choose from a range of courses that explore the human past from early prehistory to late antiquity. Study at a pace that suits you and in a way that fits around your ongoing work or personal commitments.

How the programme is delivered

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Learn more about our teaching methods, collaborative learning, the amount of time required to study and technical requirements.

Support and resources

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From academic members of staff and support co-ordinators, to specialist subject librarians and other advisory services, we’ll help you to get the best out of your studies.

Personal and professional development

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Our students take the programme for personal fulfilment as well as professional and academic development.

Applying to study

Find out about fees, the application process and entry requirements, and apply to become a student at the University of Edinburgh.

Virtual open days

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We offer live and interactive online sessions which enable you to hear from and talk to our programme staff.

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