Study Classics & Ancient History

Our courses provide an appreciation of the abiding influence of Classical Antiquity on the development and imagination of later cultures, including our own. We hope that, with us, you'll take the opportunity to peer into the past, enrich your present, and illuminate your future.

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses

We offer an undergraduate major in Classics & Ancient History in the Bachelor of Arts, as well as an Honours program and degrees at Masters and PhD level. Study on campus in Armidale, fully online in your own home, or abroad.

Honours and postgraduate courses

See a brief description of all our units.

Ancient History units are prefixed with ANCH.
See ANCH in the Course and Units Catalogue.

Classical Language units are prefixed with CLLA.
See CLLA in the Course and Unit Catalogue.

Our staff

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Career options for graduates

The study of Classics and Ancient History provides an excellent grounding for a wide variety of careers. Graduates are in demand in a range of fields including:

  • advertising
  • business
  • education
  • entertainment
  • heritage management
  • intelligence gathering
  • marketing
  • public relations
  • service and tourism industries
  • administrators
  • advocates
  • analysts
  • industry leaders
  • interpreters
  • journalists
  • librarians
  • museum curators
  • policy advisers
  • professional writers
  • public servants
  • publishers
  • social commentators.

Partnerships and networks

Classics and Ancient History at UNE is part of a vibrant and active wider community.  Some of our memberships and networks include:

The Australasian Society for Classical Studies

The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens

The Australian Academy of the Humanities

Further information

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