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28464 USD/year
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About

The Department of the Classics at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign offers programs of study leading to the Master of Arts in Teaching of Latin. 

Overview

Within the master's degree program, students may choose from three options: both Greek and Latin (= Classics), Greek, or Latin. In addition, the department offers the Master of Arts in the Teaching of Latin and the Doctor of Philosophy in Classical Philology. 

Key Features 

  • A further concentration in Medieval Studies is available to students pursuing graduate degrees in the Classics.
  • Graduate students in Teaching of Latin at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign may concentrate at different stages of their study on various aspects of the Greek and Latin languages, literatures, and cultures; classical archaeology; ancient philosophy; or, in conjunction with the appropriate department, comparative literature, ancient history, or linguistics. 

Programme Structure

Faculty Research Interests

  • Greek and Latin literature of all periods; gender and sexuality; Latin poetry of the imperial period; Greek historiography and ethnography; 
  • Greek and Roman drama; reception of Classics, especially in film; animal studies; pedagogy.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the MA in Classics (Greek and Latin) must ordinarily present a minimum of 20 semester hours in one of the two languages (Greek or Latin) and 15 semester hours in the other language; candidates for admission to the MA with specialization in either Greek or Latin, or the MAT in Latin, must ordinarily present at least 20 semester hours in the relevant language. 
  • Previous work in ancient history, ancient art and archaeology, philosophy, literary criticism, or linguistics is desirable.
  • Applicants should apply online and submit a personal statement of 2-3 pages, a resume or CV, transcripts showing all undergraduate and graduate work completed, and a writing sample of approximately 20 pages (one or two papers) that showcases the applicant's ability to work in the original classical languages and incorporates relevant scholarship as appropriate. 
  • Three letters of recommendation are also required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13176 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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