Discover the ancient world
Congratulations on your offer to study Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology or Egyptology!
Choose Manchester for a wealth of teaching and cultural resources. We are one of the largest departments of our kind in the UK, offering a multidisciplinary approach to the ancient world.
Optional units allow you to explore ancient literature, religion, philosophy, art, archaeology and modern history.
Progressive training in Latin or Greek (whichever is relevant) at a suitable level in each of your three years.
Your next steps
Learning and support
A welcoming environment
Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology and Egyptology at Manchester has an active community that welcomes students from all over the world.
You’ll make friends through your course and society activities, and get support in your studies from older students through our peer-assisted student support scheme.
Most of our courses offer the opportunity to study abroad.
Studying abroad is a great way to experience different styles of learning, make new friends and get a great deal more out of your degree.
Careers and employability
Classics for all
Promote Classics in schools across North West England, giving students first-hand experience in a classroom environment.
Most of our courses offer you the chance to apply your subject-specific knowledge in a real-world context in the form of a placement in your third year of study.
You probably have concerns about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on your application and what the next academic year will look like.
The University aims to answer your questions as best we can at this time. We have compiled a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
Follow the relevant link for details about the course you have an offer for:
- Ancient History BA
- Ancient History and Archaeology BA
- Ancient History and History BA
- Archaeology BA
- Archaeology and Anthropology BA
- Archaeology and History BA
- Classical Studies BA
- Classics BA
- Egyptology UGCert
- Egyptology UGDip
- Film Studies and Archaeology BA
- Latin and English Literature BA
- Latin and French BA
- Latin and Italian BA
- Latin and Linguistics BA
- Latin and Spanish BA