Prospective undergraduates

Classics degrees

Study the languages, literatures, art and archaeology of the ancient world with our interdisciplinary Classics degrees.

Classics has been taught at Edinburgh for more than 400 years. Join us and you’ll learn from world-leading academics who are at the forefront of their disciplines.

We offer a particularly wide range of areas of study within classics, with specialisms across ancient history, Greek and Latin, and classical archaeology, and a chronological range extending from archaic Greece through to Late Antiquity and Byzantium.

Degree programmes in Classics

The School runs a variety of Classics degrees:

Degree title 2020 entry 2021 entry
MA Classics Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Ancient History  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Classical Studies  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Classical Archaeology and Ancient History  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Ancient History and Latin  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Ancient History and Greek Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Classical Archaeology and Latin Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Classical Archaeology and Greek  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Greek Studies  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Latin Studies  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry

Degree programmes with Classics and another subject

We have a large number of joint degrees where you study Classics but with another subject:

Degree title 2020 entry 2021 entry
MA Ancient and Medieval History  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Ancient Mediterranean Civilisations Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Arabic and Ancient Greek  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Archaeology and Ancient History  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Classical and Middle East Studies  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Classics and English Language  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Classics and Linguistics  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Divinity and Classics  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA English Literature and Classics Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA French and Classics  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA German and Classics  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA History and Classics Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Italian and Classics Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Philosophy and Greek  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Russian Studies and Classics  Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Scandinavian Studies and Classics Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Scottish Literature and Classics Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry
MA Spanish and Classics Information about 2020 entry Information about 2021 entry

Degrees in Archaeology

If you are interested in Classical Archaeology, you might find our Archaeology degrees interesting.