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Classics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The department is able to provide a flexible course of studies that caters to the individual needs and interests of students. Specific areas of strength are Roman Studies, including literary and cultural studies; Greek literature and his­toriography; and more broadly, the relation between literary texts and material culture within the various subdisciplines of classi­cal studies.

At the Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Department of Classics offers an MA in Classics, with an emphasis on classical texts and research methods, which suitably prepared students may complete in two years of full-time study, normally beginning in September.

Areas of Specialty

Our strength is our diversity. Faculty and students in the Department of Classics study every aspect of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

  • Greek and Roman social and political history
  • Classical art, architecture and material culture
  • Ancient science, medicine and technology
  • Greek and Roman literature, especially Augustan poetry and New Comedy
  • Textual criticism and literary theory
  • Ancient philosophy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Greek History and Society
  • Seminar in Greek Literature and Culture
  • Seminar in Roman History and Society
  • Seminar in Roman Literature and Culture
  • Latin Literature: Oratory
  • Latin Literature: Epic, drama, didactic

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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    550

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Tuition (NL students): MA: $635-$953/semester

Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
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