Programs:

Classics

Faculty of Humanities, Department of Classics

Classics is the study of the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean, especially Greece and Rome, and as such it embraces a number of disciplines, including history, archaeology, philosophy, and literature; primary sources in Latin and Ancient Greek are used throughout.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

The objective of the program is to prepare candidates for an academic career. Graduates are expected to have acquired: 1) the autonomy, critical acumen, and familiarity with the conventions of the discipline necessary for conducting scholarly research suitable for publication; 2) the ability to teach a range of subjects in Classical civilization, including both Greek and Latin. Students must acquire a reading knowledge of two modern languages (generally German, French, or Italian) by the end of their first year, and are encouraged to learn additional languages as their individual research demands.

Areas of Research

  • Greek and Roman civilization
  • Classical art and archaeology
  • Greek and Latin literature
  • Classical history
Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master of Arts
Typical Entry:
September
Typical Deadline:
January 15th

Degree Options

Master of Arts (M.A.)Degree Details

Length:
1 year or 2 years
Required Credential:
Honour's Bachelor Degree

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master of Arts