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Ancient Greek PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 5 Ancient Greek PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

A PhD in Ancient Greek is a fascinating and rewarding journey into the world of language, literature, and culture of ancient Greece. If you have a passion for the ancient world and a love for language, this could be the perfect subject for you to pursue your doctoral studies.

What's it like to study a PhD in Ancient Greek?

Studying a PhD in Ancient Greek allows you to delve deep into the rich history and literature of ancient Greece. You will have the opportunity to explore the works of renowned ancient Greek authors such as Homer, Plato, and Aristotle, and analyze the linguistic structures and grammatical features of the ancient Greek language.

During your PhD, you will work closely with experienced supervisors who will guide you through your research and help you develop your own unique contribution to the field. You will have access to a wide range of resources, including ancient texts, manuscripts, and linguistic databases, to support your research.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Ancient Greek

To be eligible for a PhD in Ancient Greek, you will typically need a strong academic background in classics, linguistics, or a related field. A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree is usually required, although some universities may also consider relevant work experience or a Master's degree.

In addition to academic qualifications, a genuine passion for ancient Greek language and culture is essential. Admissions committees will be looking for evidence of your enthusiasm and commitment to the subject.

PhD in Ancient Greek funding options

Funding for PhDs in Ancient Greek may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Ancient Greek careers

A PhD in Ancient Greek opens up a range of exciting career opportunities. Many graduates go on to pursue academic careers, becoming professors or researchers in classics or linguistics departments at universities. Others may choose to work in museums, archives, or cultural heritage organizations, where their expertise in ancient Greek language and culture is highly valued.

Furthermore, the skills developed during a PhD, such as critical thinking, research, and communication, are highly transferable and sought after in various industries. Graduates may find employment in fields such as publishing, translation, journalism, or even in the technology sector, where natural language processing and machine learning are becoming increasingly important.

Embarking on a PhD in Ancient Greek is not only a chance to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the ancient world, but it also opens doors to a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities.

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PhD at the Institute of Classical Studies

Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge, while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field. Read more

Classics PhD

We supervise research across an exceptionally wide range of topics in Greek, Roman and Near Eastern history, archaeology and art, as well as Greek and Latin language, literature and thought, late antique and Byzantine studies, and reception studies. Read more

Classics and Ancient History - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

The Department of Classics and Ancient History offers the opportunity to carry out postgraduate research in a distinctively wide range of areas, from all the major civilisations of the ancient Mediterranean, to all periods of classical antiquity. Read more

Truth and Being Laid Bare: The Use of Nudity in Philosophy

In this project, we want to investigate the notions of ‘naked’ or ‘nude’ in relation to the fields of epistemology, ontology, political philosophy, philosophy of law or aesthetics, or some combination of these fields. Read more

Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

Expand your knowledge of human cultures and societies as you delve into doctorate Aesthetics and Culture Studies. If classical languages, literature, and cultural history pique your interest, our Classical Philology program is the perfect fit. Read more
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