Department of Greek & Latin


UCL Greek & Latin

We offer a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate interdisciplinary programmes in Greek, Roman and ancient Middle Eastern literature, culture and history. Studying with us will give you access to world-class expertise and resources ranging from the earliest beginnings of the ancient world to its influence on present-day art and thought.

Our degree programmes (up to 2023 entry)

Follow these quick links for information on our current degree programmes:

Our degree programmes (from 2024 entry)

Follow these quick links for information on our degree programmes from 2024 entry:

The BA Classics and the Ancient World has three routes, to be selected on application:


In collaboration with UCL's Department of History and UCL's Institute of Archaeology, the Department offers Greek and Latin and ancient Middle Eastern language and literature; ancient history, art history, and archaeology; philosophy, papyrology, and historical linguistics; reception, film, and intellectual history.

Situated in the heart of London, we are at the centre of an unrivalled range of resources for the study of the ancient world, with London's cultural life on our doorstep.

Leptis Magna Theatre


Find out more about our undergraduate, graduate taught and graduate research programmes, as well as our lifelong learning, summer school and affiliates programmes.

Man with book, Vatican Museum


The Department of Greek and Latin is a leading international centre for study and research in the ancient world.

Homers Odyssey

News & Events

We run a wide range of lectures, conferences and performances. Catch up on our news and events.

Fresco of Perseus, Naples Museum


Find academic staff, research students, and professional services staff.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The Department of Greek and Latin are proud holders of an Athena Swan Bronze award. 

Athena Swan Bronze logo

The Department of Greek and Latin have successfully defended a Gold Award in 2022 for the fifth consecutive year, after the inaugural Silver award in 2017.

Green Impact Gold award

Covid 19 Updates

  • In person, on campus teaching in 2022-23 is the default for all programmes except for those that are advertised as online programmes.
  • The Department of Greek and Latin offices are contactable via email or phone (phone is connected to Microsoft Teams).
  • We expect to offer in-person or hybrid open days for applicants and offer-holders. Further information is available here.

Further information about UCL's response to Coronavirus can be found at the Advice for Staff and Students page.