Department of Classics and Archaeology

Research degrees (PhD, MPhil) - Classics and Archaeology

The Department of Classics and Archaeology brings together experts from earliest human evolution, through classical Greece and Rome to the Early Modern and late periods. This breadth of knowledge makes for a dynamic and exciting environment, where methods from multiple disciplines can be applied to the latest research questions.

  • An excellent track record in helping students to gain funding, 78% of students starting in 2017/18 are funded
  • A friendly and sociable department, running weekly research seminars and postgraduate staff and student lunches
  • Our researchers are involved in projects all over the globe, from the Caribbean to China, the UK to South Africa

Our degrees

Archaeology PhD/MPhil

Archaeology MA (by research)

Archaeological Science MSc (by research)

Classics PhD/MPhil

Research degrees allow you to reach your fullest potential, beyond the confines of a taught degree, and give you the flexibility to pursue your specific academic interests in your own way.

Charlotte Round, Classics PhD

I enjoy the way in which we work across disciplines in the Department of Classics and Archaeology: with colleagues at hand specialising in all aspects of the past, we can help you to develop and pursue innovative research ideas.

Katharina Lorenz, Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology



Department of Classics and Archaeology

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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