Graduate School

MSc (by Research) in Classics

Our MSc (by Research) in Classics offers you the opportunity to study classics at an advanced level through independent research.

Programme description

The MSc (by Research) in Classics supports your interest in this field to an advanced academic and professional in independent research.

Programme structure

This programme aims to introduce students across the various sub-disciplines of Classics —Greek and Latin Literature and Thought, Ancient History, and Classical Art and Archaeology — to independent research.


The University of Edinburgh possesses excellent facilities for the study of the Ancient World.

Postgraduate community

As a postgraduate student you will join a vibrant scholarly community and enjoy our modern student-focussed facilities, set in the heart of Edinburgh.

Entry requirements

Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc (by Research) 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

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Fees and costs

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This degree can form the stepping stone to many career options.

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