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Ancient History (Research)

Cardiff University
Program overview
3-5 years
Full time/part time
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Cardiff
January 2023

Cardiff
April 2023

Cardiff
July 2023

Cardiff
October 2023

About this program

Ancient History (Research)

Supervised by experts, our postgraduates encounter exciting opportunities to debate and exchange ideas, whether through our internationally-connected Research Centres or numerous seminar series.

Our projects across disciplines continue to advance research, supported by partners ranging from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to the Wellcome Trust.

Distinctive features

  • Cardiff offers considerable research strength in ancient history and has very strong links with archaeology, medieval history and religious studies through the Centre for Late Antique Religion and Culture.
  • Wide chronological coverage, from Archaic Greece to Late Antiquity
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary research with archaeology, medieval history and religious studies.
  • Encouragement and support for postgraduate students from the University of Wales Institute for Classics and Ancient History, which is run jointly by Cardiff in association with the Departments of Classics and Ancient History at Swansea and Lampeter.

We offer a full range of expertise, but the following areas are of particular strength:

  • History and Archaeology of Archaic Societies, the Roman Republic & Empire or the Later Roman and Early Medieval Periods
  • Greek Epigraphy
  • Political and Social History of the Greek City States
  • History and Archaeology of the Roman Republic and Empire
  • History and Archaeology of the Later Roman and Early Medieval Periods
  • Warfare in Antiquity
  • Housing and the Built Environment
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Ancient Medicine.

Admission requirements

Suitable for graduates in Ancient History, Classics, Classical Archaeology and related humanities and social science disciplines.

Applicants should normally possess a first or upper second class Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject field and a good pass at MA.

English language requirements

IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in all subskills, or equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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