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Ancient Narrative Literature

M.A.
12 months
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15100 GBP/year
6800 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Ancient Narrative Literature programme at Swansea University is a dynamic world-first. Its deep exploration of the narrative produced in ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt is informed by globally renowned research expertise.

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Overview

You will concentrate on fictional and factual ancient narratives in a variety of literary forms. These  include the novel, epic poetry, mythology, historiography, and biography. You will also have the chance to begin or continue study of Greek and Latin.

Key concepts of literary and cultural theory will encourage you to investigate ancient texts in creative new ways. As well as ancient literature classics, you will examine less well known texts reflecting stories of ancient people marginalised by gender and social status.

If you plan to undertake further research in this vibrant and rapidly developing area of classical literature, the MA in Ancient Narrative Literature offers excellent preparation.

Career opportunities

You will develop excellent oral and writing skills, and learn to present your ideas in a range of formats. Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills will all boost your employment prospects.

Graduates from this Ancient Narrative Literature programme at  Swansea University enter a range of sectors including research, education, marketing and government.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Narrative genres and theory
  • Postgraduate Beginning Greek 
  • Greek Texts
  • Latin Texts
  • Word, Metaphor, Allegory: Effective Models of Reality
  • Roman houses and households
  • Royal Space: The King and His Palace in the Ancient World
  • Romance Refracted and novels renewed

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical entry requirement is a first degree in Classics, Classical Civilisation or a related background in Arts and Humanities, normally an upper second or above, or equivalent.  
  • Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5
  • A fully completed application form
  • 2 references
  • A Resume (CV)
  • A Personal Statement
  • Copy of qualifications to date, ie, degree certificate and transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time

  • UK/EU £ 2,250
  • International £ 5,050

Funding

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