Whether you are drawn by history or architecture, archaeology or literature, this programme allows you an unrivalled chance to immerse yourself in the latest thinking on antiquity. With subjects such as drama or poetry, Greek philosophers, the Egyptian Old Kingdom, Aegean empires, Visigoths and ancient astronomy, our courses offer a wealth of choice.
"Engage with key issues of the ancient past – thought-provoking and fascinating!"
Dr Jan Parker, Programme Director, Ancient and Classical Worlds Programme
Intended audience and previous knowledge
We welcome applications from all adults including university students, professionals and those with other experience, regardless of educational background. This programme is intended for those with an interest in, or currently studying, any aspect of the Ancient and Classical Worlds, or who wish to explore it for the first time. Many courses offer introductions to new subject areas, others are a little more specialised. Unless otherwise specified, no courses require prior learning, but there is usually required and/or supplementary reading which should be undertaken before you arrive in Cambridge.