Classical Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Glasgow 89% 4% 2% £27750 £70480 187 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 190 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 184 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 184 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 172 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 3% 2% £27750 £70480 191 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 92% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 169 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 111 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 164 Exeter On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 111 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 164 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 0% 10% £9250 £19500 110 Reading On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 111 Egham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 86% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 111 Egham On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 85% 10% 5% £9250 £23100 160 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 3% 0% £27750 £70480 181 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 72% 10% 20% £9250 £23100 164 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 82% 1% 2% £9250 £20000 162 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 0% 5% £9250 £19500 112 Reading On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 80% 1% 4% £9250 £20000 172 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 81% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 124 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 82% 1% 2% £9250 £20000 162 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 78% 4% 0% £9250 £20100 149 Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Glasgow 89% 5% 6% £27750 £70480 194 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 5% 6% £27750 £70480 194 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 193 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 82% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 133 Egham On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 72% 10% 4% £9250 £23100 171 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 78% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 119 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 176 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 90% 10% 3% £9250 £23100 158 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 145 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 145 Exeter On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 77% 0% 2% £9250 £23100 166 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 0% 2% £9250 £20000 154 Exeter On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 78% 10% 6% £9250 £19300 119 Egham On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 79% 0% 2% £9250 £23100 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 195 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 93% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 186 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 79% 5% 5% £9250 £23100 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 178 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 5% 5% £9250 £20000 174 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 5% 5% £9250 £20000 174 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 5% 5% £9250 £20000 174 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 5% 5% £9250 £20000 174 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 2% £27750 £70480 193 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 89% 0% 2% £4565 £19500 193 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 180 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 71% 4% 0% £9250 £23100 187 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 2% 3% £27750 £70480 180 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Reading 89% 2% 3% £7735 £16450 180 Reading On campus Part-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 10% £27750 £70480 188 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 10% £27750 £70480 188 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 87% 5% 5% £9250 £23100 172 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 100% 0% 0% £4260 £16550 198 St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 86% 0% 0% £27750 £70480 132 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 71% 10% 10% £9250 £23100 173 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 5% 2% £27750 £79290 188 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £70480 176 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 71% 10% 5% £9250 £23100 172 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 87% 5% 5% £9250 £23100 172 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 201 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 88% 2% 5% £27750 £70480 188 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 89% 0% 5% £27750 £79290 176 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 73% 10% 0% £9250 £23100 177 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Durham University 73% 10% 0% £10800 £24000 177 Durham On campus Full-time
Swansea University 73% 10% 0% £2600 £5550 177 Swansea On campus Part-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 78% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 117 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 90% 0% 10% £9250 £19500 122 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 82% 5% 10% £9250 £20100 156 Bristol On campus Part-time
University of Bristol 69% 5% 0% £9250 £20100 175 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 100 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 92% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 165 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 88% 0% 5% £9250 £13145 103 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 78% 0% 0% £9250 £14560 88 London On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 0% 10% £9250 £19500 100 Reading On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 0% 0% £9250 £23300 215 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 88% 0% 5% £9250 £13145 103 Roehampton On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 80% 0% 5% £9250 £20000 156 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 78% 0% 5% £9250 £20000 154 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 100 Reading On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 0% 0% £9250 £23300 215 London On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 85% 5% 0% £9250 £19300 119 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 88% 0% 10% £9250 £19500 110 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 90% 2% 4% £9250 £14700 105 Lincoln On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 87% 0% 5% £9250 - 163 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 85% 0% 4% £9250 - 154 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - - 0% - - 219 Oxford On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 83% 2% 5% £9250 - 135 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 78% 4% 0% - - 149 Liverpool On campus Full-time
King's College London 92% 3% 5% £9250 - 148 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 92% 0% 5% £9250 - 160 London On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 143 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 0% 5% - - 186 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 5% 5% - - 173 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 5% 5% - - 173 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 5% 5% - - 173 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 5% 5% - - 173 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 89% 0% 2% - - 193 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 89% 2% 3% - - 180 Coventry On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 89% 2% 3% - - 180 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 89% 2% 3% - - 180 Exeter On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 89% 2% 3% - - 180 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 89% 2% 3% - - 180 Newcastle On campus Part-time
The University of Warwick 89% 2% 3% - - 180 Coventry On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 89% 2% 3% £20500 - 180 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 87% 5% 5% - - 172 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 87% 5% 5% - - 172 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - 0% 0% - - 184 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 85% 10% 0% - - 148 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 85% 10% 0% - - 148 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 73% 10% 0% - - 177 Nottingham On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 73% 10% 0% - - 177 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 73% 10% 0% - - 177 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 85% 5% 0% £9250 - 119 Egham On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 143 Liverpool On campus Full-time
King's College London 92% 0% 0% £9250 - 173 London On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 82% 5% 10% - - 156 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 78% 5% 5% £9250 - 149 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 64% 0% 5% £9250 - 139 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - - 0% - - 197 Oxford On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 83% 5% 0% £9250 - 146 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 93% 0% 15% £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 143 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 97% 5% 5% £9250 - 153 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 97% 5% 5% - - 153 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 92% 0% 0% - - 165 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Cambridge - 0% 0% - - 175 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 143 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 70% 5% 20% - - 146 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Cambridge - 0% 0% - - 175 Cambridge On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 78% 5% 5% £9250 - 137 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 10% - - 143 Liverpool On campus Full-time
King's College London 94% 0% 5% £9250 - 152 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 71% 0% 10% - - 165 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 71% 0% 10% - - 165 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Swansea University 71% 0% 10% - - 165 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 100% 2% 10% £9250 - 100 Winchester On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 93% 0% 15% £6935 £10920 - London On campus Part-time
University of Oxford 84% 0% 5% - - 190 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 71% 0% 10% - - 143 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 100% 2% 10% £9250 - 100 Winchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Swansea University 93% 3% 5% - - 139 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Warwick 78% 5% 5% £9250 - 149 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of Kent 95% 5% 5% - - 115 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 90% 5% 0% £9250 - 120 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Durham University 88% 0% 0% £9250 - 183 Durham On campus Full-time
Swansea University 88% 0% 0% - - 183 Swansea On campus Full-time
Swansea University 88% 0% 0% - - 183 Swansea On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
87 /100
7536 students of Classical Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Classical Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22091 £22500 £27000
25-75 percentile range £19061 - £27364 £17500 - £28500 £21000 - £36000

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21784 £23259 £29512
25-75 percentile range £20017 - £26377 £18438 - £29252 £23029 - £39211

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Classical Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Classical Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Classical Studies

  • Art Centres and Theatres
  • Financial Institutions
  • The Government
  • Heritage organisations
  • Legal firms
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • The Police
  • Publishing houses
  • Research and information organisations
  • Universities.

Specialisations within Classical Studies

  • Classical Archaeology
  • Ancient History
  • Greek Languages
  • Latin Languages
  • Literature
  • Museum Studies
  • Records and Archive Management

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Classical Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Classical Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Classical Studies at King's College London

15% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Sales occupations
10% Media Professionals
10% Elementary occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Research and Development (RandD) and Other Research Professi
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Associate Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Classical Studies

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Classical Studies.

FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Classical Studies studies:
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Science - MSc

The median salary of graduates of Classical Studies was £22091 15 months after graduation, £22500 3 years after graduation and £27000 5 years after graduation.

Classics at University of St Andrews received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 13 respondents.