Postgraduate Studies

Both Swansea University and Trinity Saint David (Lampeter) offer narrative-related studies.



Swansea University offers a taught MA in Ancient Narrative and PhD students wishing to research aspects of narrative are also invited to contact us.


Students wishing to take the MA in Ancient Narrative will study some of the following modules (this information is accurate in 2014-2015 – please note that our programme may vary from year to year):

– Narrative theory and genres (taught by John Morgan, Mark Humphries, and Ian Repath) (compulsory module)

– either Latin or Greek at the appropriate level

– Being Greek under Rome: Greek literature and culture in the imperial world (John Morgan, Maria Pretzler)

– Romance Refracted and novels renewed (John Morgan, Ian Repath)

– Explorers, travel, and geography (Maria Pretzler)

– Greek and Roman magic: exploring the sources (Evelien Bracke)

– Word, metaphor, allegory: effective models of reality (Fritz-Gregor Herrmann)

– Saint and Sinners in Late Antiquity (Mark Humphries)


More information can be found by clicking here. Graduates wishing further information about this MA programme are welcome to contact Prof John Morgan at



At Lampeter, you can study the module Myth in Greek and Roman Epic as part of the MA in Classical Studies. You can find more information here.