12 months
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14000 EUR/year
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About

This is a one-year Classical Studies programme from Maynooth University, designed to provide graduates with in-depth study of specific topics within the field of Classics, and a set of research skills appropriate to work at this level.

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Overview

Candidates take a specified number of taught modules, and are also required to write a long essay of c.7,500 words representing an independent piece of research. It is not possible to take modules in Greek or Latin as part of this Classical Studies programme from Maynooth University . The long essay is written on a topic approved by the Head of the Department of Ancient Classics under the supervision of a designated supervisor. The topic is agreed by the end of the first semester, and work begun during the period between the first and the second semester. The long essay is submitted by a specified date at the end of the academic year.

Career

Employers across a wide range of professions value highly the wide range of intellectual abilities which an MA in a classical subject develops.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Popular Culture in Classical Athens
  • Judaea From Herod to Hadrian
  • Greek and Roman Letters: Epistolography of the Ancient World
  • Literature and Learning in the Second Century Ad: Apuleius and His Contemporaries
  • Herodotus and His World
  • Late Antiquity: the Classical World in Transition
  • Long Essay

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally at least a high 2:2 in the BA degree overall with a 2:1 in Greek and Roman Civilization, or equivalent.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /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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