Classical Studies, M.A. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
4912 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Classical Studies from University of Ottawa aims to prepare the students for further study in the field of Late Antiquity, the important transitional period between Antiquity and the Middle Ages. 


Classical Studies from University of Ottawa also offers the possibility of studying Coptic, Syriac and Ethiopic (in addition to Latin and Greek). Candidates will acquire a thorough background that will enable them to pursue doctoral studies.

Students at Classical Studies from University of Ottawa will:

  • broaden their knowledge in certain areas. 
  • conduct detailed research,
  • argue coherently,
  • write an academic paper

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Latin Chronicle Tradition
  • Late Roman Historiography
  • Topics in Latin Palaeography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours bachelor’s, or an equivalent degree, in Classics, in Medieval Studies or in a closely related area, with an overall average of at least 70% (B) and 75% (B+) in the advanced Classical Studies courses.
  • 18 units of classical language courses (12 units in either Greek or Latin and 6 units in the other language) with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency
  • Resume (must include chronological academic history)
  • Letter of intent in which you describe the intended field of research and your interest in the Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Eighteen units of courses in ancient languages (twelve credits of Greek or Latin and six credits of the other language) with a minimum average of 75% (B+)

Tuition Fee

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    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
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