About the courseStart dates: 1st October, 1st January, 1st April & 1st July.An MA by Research in Classics enables you to undertake a research project led by your own passions and interests. Your project will take one year full-time or two years part-time. It is suitable if you want to undertake a first research degree as a culmination of taught studies, or if you are considering further research in form of a PhD. You undertake original research for a thesis up to 40,000 words. This demonstrates original research with a significant contribution to the subject area, and will be related to the languages, literature, philosophy or culture of the classical world, from Homer to the later Roman empire, and the reception of the ancient world in modern culture. After it is submitted, there is an oral examination of your thesis, a viva voce examination, or viva. We have considerable experience in supervising a wide variety of topics relating to Greek and Roman literature. Particular research strengths at Swansea include ancient narrative literature and the reception of earlier literature in Hellenistic and imperial fiction, Greek tragedy, ancient philosophy, and Greek and Roman political thought. A number of research groups also offer focus and community for staff and postgraduates: • the Centre for Ancient Narrative Literature (KYKNOS) • the Centre for research into Gender in Culture and Society (GENCAS) Working at an elite academic level, you are introduced to key concepts and interpretative techniques shaping study of the civilisations of Greece and Rome. You will develop and hone research skills needed for high-level work in any field of Classics, while skills and training programmes available on campus provide further support. You will have the opportunity to deliver presentations to research students and staff at departmental seminars, and at the College of Arts and Humanities Postgraduate conference.
Intake MonthsJANUARY, MARCH, JULY, SEPTEMBER, APRIL
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AboutSwansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007 when the University of Wales became a non-membership confederal institution and the former members became universities in their own right.
Based on the south-west coast of Wales, Swansea University is among the top ten institutions in the UK for graduate employability (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2018), and number one in Wales – with 81.4% of students in professional employment within six months of graduating.
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Singleton Park Campus is set in mature parkland and botanical gardens, overlooking Swansea Bay beach. For most of its history, Swansea University operated exclusively from the Singleton Park Campus. However, owing to rapid expansion, the university developed a 65-acre, £450 million beachfront science and innovation Bay Campus which opened in September 2015. Since 2015, Swansea University has operated as a dual-campus university with the Park Campus located in its traditional Singleton Park grounds, and the Bay Campus, at Crymlyn Burrows.