at Edinburgh welcomes graduate students
from all over the world. In Classics
we can offer you a first-class experience
in graduate education and research.
As a graduate student in Classics
at Edinburgh, you will be working
closely with the seventeen members
of Classics’ academic staff.
We include specialists in the central
areas of Greek and Latin literature
and thought, Greek and Roman history,
and Classical art and archaeology;
but we have a broad view of the discipline,
with expertise in (for example) ancient
Persia, later antiquity, and reception
The team of
international experts in Classics
have a diverse array of backgrounds
and are well aware of the needs, potentials,
and interests of today’s global
to a Graduate degree in Classics with
from many different cultures; a number
of our students have first degrees
in subjects other than Classics, and
we try to fit you programme of study
to your individual needs. For those
whose experience of one or both of
Latin and Greek is limited, we have
a full range of fast-moving courses
in the both languages which you can
take, should you need to.
hub of intellectual life is the weekly
Research Seminar, which welcomes
a remarkable range of speakers. The
graduate community is intellectually
active, supportive, and convivial:
graduates organize their own seminar
series and conferences. And besides
this, Edinburgh has earned its reputation
as a cultural and academic capital!
a variety of graduate degrees, including
three 1-year taught programmes and
two research degrees.
a research degree you are at liberty
to construct your own topic. You will
work closely with a specific supervisor
who will direct you in the writing
of your dissertation, although you
will attend training courses along
with fellow graduate students.
A taught programme
allows you to pursue a broader range
of interests through taking specialist
options based on staff research and
taught in small-group seminars, although
you will also attend training courses
and write a dissertation at the end
of your study.