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Classics

University of Canterbury

M.A.
24 months
Duration
47789 USD/year
4840 USD/year
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About

An understanding of the rich Classics at University of Canterbury past gives students a keen lens through which to view the modern world. Many issues confronting us now were experienced in the ancient Mediterranean and discussed with great insight by people of the time: questions of cultural identity; abuses of political power and the rise of demagogues; the nature-nurture debate.+

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Classics at University of Canterbury very words by which we know such important concepts as democracy, philosophy, theatre, rhetoric, and psychology are Greek in origin, indicating that they are ancient Greek inventions. Likewise, the cultural legacy of Rome is far-reaching, especially in architecture, administration, and law-making, in addition to its literature and art.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Greek Mythologies
  • Roman Mythologies
  • Roman History
  • Beginners' Latin 
  • Roman Art and Architecture
  • Alexander the Great
  • Troy and Ancient Epic
  • Ancient Economies
  • Intermediate Greek Authors
  • Intermediate Latin Authors 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended to apply as early as possible in advance of your intended start date, to allow for visa and other arrangements. 

Language

English

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Classical studies at school is an excellent preparation for Classics at UC, however this is not a required background for study at first-year level.
  • Students with previous experience of studying Greek or Latin may be able to proceed directly to 200-level courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47789 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47789 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4840 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Students - 7,535 NZD
  • International Students - 30,700 NZD

Funding

Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way to fund your university study.Student loans and allowancesFor domestic students, the most common option for funding your study is the New Zealand government's student loans and allowances. Here you can learn more about what they cover, and how to apply.Overseas financial aidIf you are an international student coming to UC, you may be eligible for tuition or other financial aid from your home country, so make sure to check all your overseas financial aid options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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