Prospective undergraduates

Classics degrees

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

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Classics at the University of Edinburgh


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.

Degrees in Archaeology

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