PhD in Classics (Institute of Classical Studies) University of London, School of Advanced Study
Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.
With guidance from our expert supervisors, you'll carry out extensive independent research culminating in a thesis of up to 100,000 words. Broadly speaking the area covered by the Institute’s expertise is a social, religious and economic history of the Roman world; ancient literacy; the ancient book; cultural identity in the ancient world; and. digital classics
The Institute of Classical Studies offers doctoral research supervision in broad areas of classics and ancient history including:
- Digital editing of inscriptions, papyri or manuscripts
- Digital approaches to prosopography, onomastics or geography
- Impact of digital methodologies on classical scholarship or teaching
This degree presents the opportunity to gain expertise in your area of interest while also honing a range of transferable skills. By completing this course, you'll be well prepared for specialist career paths both within academia and beyond.