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Postgraduate Open Day - Sat 12 Nov

Are you considering an M.Phil or PhD in Classics in Cambridge?  If so, come along to our Postgraduate Open Day and discover more about the Faculty of Classics and the courses that we offer. Find out what life is like for a Cambridge postgraduate student, and ask questions of our academics about your research ideas and the funding opportunities available.

On Saturday 12th November 2016 the Faculty of Classics will be hosting its annual Postgraduate Open Day, where prospective students will be able to tour the Faculty, talk to current students, and speak with members of academic staff about our M.Phil and PhD courses.

Book your place on the Open Day here by Monday 7 November.

Please  if you have any questions.

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PLEASE NOTE: The Cambridge University Graduate Open Day on November 2 is a separate event, at which the Faculty will have only a limited presence. If you are only able to only attend one, we strongly recommend that you come to the Faculty's Day on November 12. 

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2015 Open Day Programme

The timetable for 2016 is yet to be finalised, and the following is included for illustrative purposes only.

10:30-11:00 Arrival, sign in, coffee

Welcome and Introductory Presentation:

‘Postgraduate Studies in Classics at Cambridge’ - Dr James Warren, Academic Secretary for Graduate Affairs


Introductions to the caucuses:

Literature - Dr Renaud Gagné
Philosophy - Dr James Warren
History - Dr Rebecca Flemming
Archaeology and Art - Dr Yannis Galanakis
Philology and Linguistics - Dr Rupert Thompson
Interdisciplinary - Professor Robin Osborne

12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • A chance to discuss research plans, and ask questions, with senior academics
  • Tours of: the Faculty, the Library, the Museum of Classical Archaeology
  • Meet with current Postgraduate students
  • Learning Greek and/or Latin as a graduate student

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