Postgraduate study

Join our large and internationally-diverse postgraduate community to study for a Masters degree, on or off campus, part-time or full-time.

Applications for the 2020/21 CSSAH Masters Excellence Scholarships are open now.

Available degrees


Archaeology MA
9 months-2 years, full- or part-time
The more we critically engage with archaeology, the more we can understand both its potential and limitations. This Masters in archaeology takes your learning up a notch, and builds a strong foundation for independent PhD research.

The Graeco-Roman World MA (also available as PGDip)
9 months-2 years, full- or part-time
Are our current understandings of the Greek and Roman periods valid? Are there better ways to reconstruct the classical past? Through the combined study of history and archaeology, this postgraduate degree is about tackling the bigger questions.

Distance learning

The Classical Mediterranean MA (also available as PGDip or PGCert)
2 years, by distance learning
As a period of cultural history, the scope and influence of the classical age is staggering. In this degree, you’ll study the history and archaeology of the time, as well as the role classical antiquity plays in the modern world.

Archaeology and Heritage MA (also available as PGDip or PGCert)
2 years, by distance learning
How should archaeological sites be presented to the public? What are the ethical concerns around preservation and restoration? This degree is about understanding how we value and understand archaeological heritage.