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Postgraduate Open Day - Sat 23 Nov

Are you considering an MPhil 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 23 November 2019 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 18 November. If you are looking at this after the deadline and would like to attend, please .

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PLEASE NOTE: The Cambridge University Graduate Open Day on 1 November is a separate event, at which the Faculty will have only a limited presence. If you are only able to attend one, we strongly recommend that you come to the Faculty's Day on 23 November. 

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2019 Open Day Programme

TimeTopic
10:30-11:00 Arrival, sign in, coffee
11:00-11:45

Welcome and Introductory Presentation:

Postgraduate Studies in Classics at Cambridge - Professor Tim Whitmarsh, Academic Graduate Secretary

11:45-12:30

Introductions to the different kinds of Classics offered by the Faculty:

Literature - Professor Tim Whitmarsh 
Philosophy - Professor James Warren
History - Dr Hannah Willey
Archaeology and Art - Professor Caroline Vout
Philology and Linguistics - Dr Rupert Thompson
Interdisciplinary - Professor Robin Osborne

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30
  • 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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