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Ancient History and Classical Culture (Taught)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€19,100.90/year
2273 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

The MA in Ancient History and Classical Culture is a rigorous course that concentrates on the history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome, drawing on the expertise of internationally recognised scholars. This fascinating course allows you to to observe how every aspect of the modern world has its roots in the civilisations of the Classical world.

You can study from the Mycenaean world to the later Roman Empire, specialising in history or literature, or a combination of the two. Ancient Greek and Latin can also be studied.

You are encouraged to build a methodological awareness as you are introduced to key concepts and interpretative techniques which have shaped the study of ancient civilisations in the modern world. Throughout the course you will hone the specialist research skills needed for high-level work in any field of Ancient History and Classical Civilisation.

Note:
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Degree from State Technical Insitute (TEI)
7.5
or
Bachelor's Degree
7.5
English Level
IELTS
6.5
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
62
or
TOEFL (internet based)
88
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Detailed Transcript
Student Visa
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Notes:

Main Entry Requirement:

  • A first degree in Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Classics or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent.

Alternative English Language Qualifications:

  • Swansea ELTS test (SWELT): 6.5
  • INTO English Language Assessment: 176
  • CaMLA - Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 650
  • Euroexam @ C1 academic level: Pass

Curriculum

Core Modules

Research Methodologies in Ancient History

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules Selective:

Postgraduate Beginning Greek I

Postgraduate Beginning Latin I

Greek Texts 1

Latin Texts 1

Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 1

Postgraduate Further Greek 1

Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 1

Postgraduate Further Latin 1

Postgraduate Beginning Greek II

Postgraduate Beginning Latin II

Greek Texts 2

Latin Texts 2

Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 2

Postgraduate Further Greek 2

Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 2

Postgraduate Further Latin 2

Optional modules:

Word, Metaphor, Allegory: Effective Models of Reality

Roman houses and households

Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient World

Reading Academic German

Royal Space: The King and His Palace in the Ancient World

Romance Refracted and novels renewed

Reaching the Public: Museums and Object Handling

Saints and Sinners in Christian Late Antiquity

Magic in the Ancient World: Exploring the Sources

Ancient epistolography: Greek and Latin letters

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters Dissertation

Optional Modules: Part- Two Dissertation:

Dissertation in Ancient History and or Classical Literature

Careers

You will develop excellent oral and writing skills, and learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills will all boost your employment prospects.

Graduates from this course enter a range of sectors including:

  • education
  • marketing
  • government
  • research
  • events management
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