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Research Excellence Framework

St Andrews ranked second equal among UK Classics departments in REF2014, assessed by quality of research publications, impact and research environment

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Literary Interactions under Nerva Trajan and Hadrian

BA-Leverhulme research project on Latin and Greek literary culture during the reigns of Nerva, Trajan and Hadrian

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Research podcasts

Dr Coulston introduces his work on Trajan's column in a contribution to the School of Classics research podcast series.

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Joint research project

The schools of Classics and Computer Science produced a virtual reconstruction of Acropolis Basilica, Sparta, based on evidence revealed during its excavation

Teaching

The School of Classics offers five primary undergraduate programmes: Ancient History, Classical Studies, Classics, Greek and Latin.
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The School offers taught postgraduate degrees in Ancient History, Classical Studies, Greek, Latin, and Greek & Latin.
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All prospective students are welcome to arrange to visit the School on undergraduate or postgraduate visiting days .

Research & Postgraduate Study

We have one of the largest communities of researchers and postgraduate students in the UK, working across the full range of Greek and Latin literature, Ancient History, Art & Archaeology and Ancient Philosophy. In the REF 2014 research assessment exercise we were ranked 2nd equal overall among UK Classics departments. Our seminar and conference programmes contribute to a stimulating intellectual environment, that promotes successful postgraduate study and research. The School has a strong social identity and offers excellent working conditions. All postgraduates receive some financial support. A limited number of full and part scholarships are also available.