Graduate programs in the UK

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ClassicsNerd
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Graduate programs in the UK

Post by ClassicsNerd » Sun Apr 30, 2006 3:24 am

I'm curious, how difficult to get into are Classics graduate programs in the UK? Obviously Cambridge and Oxford are very competitive--and probably out of my league--but what about the rest?

Also, in the US Classics departments at major universities keep getting smaller and smaller; many are closing for good. Is the situation similar in the UK?

Would it be hard for a person to find a college teaching job with a non-Oxford, non-Cambridge Phd in the UK?

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Post by Michaelyus » Sun Apr 30, 2006 2:50 pm

Undergraduate at Cambridge is quite easy to get into, I think. After all, there is one course where you can turn up with no qualifications in Latin and show "enthusiasm" and experience.

Graduate-wise, I wouldn't know.

It is likely extremely rare to find a non-Oxbridge Classics PhD. But undergrad. courses with Latin: http://search.ucas.co.uk/cgi-bin/hsrun/ ... L&single=N
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