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Classics (Taught)

Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
Full-time
€19,100.90/year
2268 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

The MA in Classics delivers deep and evocative teaching of Greek and Latin language, literature and civilisation. You will develop sophisticated reading skills in ancient languages as well as an ability to apply them to the most profound and important literary texts from the ancient world.

A wide selection of modules include narrative genres and theory, Greek and Latin texts, romance refracted and novels renewed, being Greek under Rome, and magic in the ancient world. Your study resources include a main library which is generously stocked with original literary and documentary texts, with basic works of reference and secondary material. It subscribes to a wide range of general and specialist periodicals. You may also benefit from the thriving Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology postgraduate seminar, which meets weekly.

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
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Notes:

Entry Requirements:

  • A degree in Classics, Classical Civilisation or a related background in Arts and Humanities, 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

Modules

Research Methodologies in Ancient History

Narrative genres and theory

Postgraduate Beginning Greek I

Greek Texts 1

Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 1

Postgraduate Further Greek 1

Postgraduate Beginning Greek II

Greek Texts 2

Postgraduate Intermediate Greek 2

Postgraduate Further Greek 2

Postgraduate Beginning Latin I

Latin Texts 1

Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 1

Postgraduate Further Latin 1

Postgraduate Beginning Latin II

Latin Texts 2

Postgraduate Intermediate Latin 2

Postgraduate Further Latin 2

Explorers, Travel and Geography in the Ancient World

Romance Refracted and novels renewed

Saints and Sinners in Christian Late Antiquity

Magic in the Ancient World: Exploring the Sources

The Poetry of Facts: History in Verse

Archaeology and Topography of Ancient Rome

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:

  • research
  • education
  • publishing
  • marketing
  • government
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