18 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Classics from Western University - Canada is the original interdisciplinary program. Students research and explore the multifaceted cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, from language and literature, to aspects of ancient political, military or social history, to the physical remains of these ancient cultures as evident in archaeological artefacts. 


At Classics from Western University - Canada we offer a balanced mix each year of seminars in Greek poetry and prose, Latin poetry and prose, and seminars in ancient history or archaeology. These courses consist primarily of analysis and interpretation of source materials (whether literary or archaeological). Student assessment is based on a combination of active participation in class discussions, presentations, research papers and exams. 

Graduates with Classics from Western University - Canada will:

  • be sophisticated readers of ancient evidence
  • develop their skills in critical thinking, as well as in written and oral communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Greek Literature: Classics 
  • Latin Epigraphy
  • Greek and Roman Archaeology
  • Bronze Age Aegean
  • The Age of Nero
  • Greek and Roman History
  • Hesiod
  • Urbanism and Social Rituals in Ancient Rome
  • Greek Historiography
  • Greek and Roman Archaeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours level degree in Classics or Classical Studies.
  • Obtained at least a high B average in the undergraduate degree.
  • Completed at least three years of either Greek or Latin and two years of the other language, at the undergraduate level.
  • Students with a strong academic record but without the requisite language levels for admission may be admitted, but will be required to take 3rd year level Greek and/or Latin courses along with their selected graduate courses.
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12656 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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