Ancient Visual and Material Culture (MA) Program By The University of Warwick |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Classics and Ancient HistoryMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Classics and Ancient History

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

The taught MA courses provide an overview of the scope of the visual and material culture of the ancient world, the ways in which it might be studied, and the questions that can be asked of it. The core module gives students an awareness of historiography and methodological issues affecting the study of the material culture of the ancient world as well as inviting them to consider the ways in which its study can contribute to our picture of antiquity. Optional modules allow students to develop their interests in particular aspects of the subject (art, epigraphy, numismatics, or an approved external option) in more depth, while a core language component provides the linguistic skills necessary to conduct further research. This course is the ideal foundation for a career in museum work or education, and it also equips you for further PhD study in related fields. You will undertake specialist research training in art, numismatics and epigraphy, with museum visits forming an important part of the programme. Teaching comprises two core modules — one is a language module and the other focuses on issues of reception, historiography and museum display

Program overview

Main Subject

Classics and Ancient History

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

The taught MA courses provide an overview of the scope of the visual and material culture of the ancient world, the ways in which it might be studied, and the questions that can be asked of it. The core module gives students an awareness of historiography and methodological issues affecting the study of the material culture of the ancient world as well as inviting them to consider the ways in which its study can contribute to our picture of antiquity. Optional modules allow students to develop their interests in particular aspects of the subject (art, epigraphy, numismatics, or an approved external option) in more depth, while a core language component provides the linguistic skills necessary to conduct further research. This course is the ideal foundation for a career in museum work or education, and it also equips you for further PhD study in related fields. You will undertake specialist research training in art, numismatics and epigraphy, with museum visits forming an important part of the programme. Teaching comprises two core modules — one is a language module and the other focuses on issues of reception, historiography and museum display

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

3+
7+
Jan-2000

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