Welcome to the Department of Classical Studies at The Open University.
We study the texts, artefacts, images and ideas of ancient Greece and Rome, and their transmission, reinterpretation and persistent presence across time, places and cultures.
We currently offer five undergraduate modules in Classical Studies, which can be studied individually or as part of an undergraduate diploma or degree. We also offer a taught MA in Classical Studies, and there are opportunities for further postgraduate study at PhD level.
Almost 3,000 students every year study Classical Studies with The Open University. Find out why
If you would like a taste of some of the things you will study, see our Taster Material.
Follow this link if you are interested in an undergraduate course in Classical Studies.
Follow this link if you’d like to find out more about our MA in Classical Studies.
Postgraduate research degrees
If you are interested in postgraduate research, see the Research Degrees Prospectus for application forms and details of our research areas. Learn more about how to apply.
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