Classics, M.A. | Online | The University of Wales Trinity Saint David | United Kingdom
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About

Classics (MA) at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David concentrates on the literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world in the original language. If you wish to develop both Classical languages, then an MA in Classics is the degree for you. Classics degrees concentrate on the Greek and Latin languages at advanced level, as well as the literature of the ancient world.

Overview

The MA Classics at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David offers you the opportunity to concentrate on the ancient Greek and Latin languages at an advanced level, as well as the literature of the ancient world. You can continue your study of ancient Greek and Latin through in-depth study of authors and genres, primarily in the original language, but also in translation.  

Classics have been taught at our Lampeter campus since the opening of St David's College in 1822, and have been offered via distance study since 2001.  The Roderic Bowen Library and Archives on the Lampeter campus provides access to an excellent range of electronic academic resources, including more than 1,000 Classics e-books, 70 Classics e-journals, and a number of specialised Classics databases.

Career Opportunities

  • The programme provides a broad foundation for postgraduate work, by laying particular emphasis on the languages, methodologies and research tools needed for independent advanced study, thus acting as training for students who intend to undertake an MPhil or PhD.
  • The course also provides a professional qualification for teachers or others seeking Continuing Professional Development.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Theory and Methodology for the Study of the Ancient World
  • Intensive Latin
  • Intensive Greek
  • Latin Epic
  • Short Poetic Forms
  • Republican Prose
  • Greek Historiography
  • Greek Oratory
  • Augustan Love Poetry
  • The Medea Stories
  • Neronian Prose

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The traditional requirement for entry onto our MA degrees is a 2.1 or 1st class undergraduate degree.
  • In addition, the School encourages students with an equivalent and appropriate professional qualification or significant and relevant professional experience to apply.
  • Additionally, for the MA in Classics, applicants are required to have knowledge of either Greek or Latin at advanced level, and it is desirable that they have a good knowledge of both ancient languages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    3750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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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