With a Master of Classical Studies, you can explore the ancient Greek and Roman worlds - while enjoying some very modern travel.
Experience the opportunity of a lifetime studying antiquity in Turkey and archaeology in Italy and Greece. Or closer to home, you can draw on the University's expertise in language, literature and ancient history, and the wealth of resources in the ANU Classics Museum.
As a graduate of the Master of Classical Studies, you will be uniquely equipped to apply your perspective on the ancient world to your understanding of our world today.
A Master of Classical Studies will advance your career as a university teacher or administrator, professional research writer, senior public servant, museum curator, schoolteacher, journalist, librarian, or any profession involving the analysis of arguments, interpretation of texts, and writing skills.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
The Master of Classical Studies requires completion of 96 units, which must consist of:
6 units from completion of CLAS6001 Traditional Grammar
A minimum of 12 units from completion of courses from the following list:
CLAS8002 Graduate Reading Course A
CLAS8003 Graduate Reading Course B
A minimum of 6 units from completion of courses from the following list:
GREK6112 Continuing Ancient Greek
LATN6002 Continuing Latin
A maximum of 48 units from completion of courses from the following list:
ANCH6013 Ancient World in Film
ANCH6023 State, sanctuary and community: archaeology of settlement and memory in ancient Greece
ANCH6101 Cultures in conflict: Greeks, Romans and others in southern Italy and Sicily
ANCH6502 Bad neighbours: evidence of Athenian life from 4th century law-court speeches
ANCH6504 Warfare in the Greek and Roman worlds
ANCH6505 A region in antiquity: Gallipoli and western Turkey
ANCH6506 Dark Age to democracy: early Greek history, 1000-480 BC
CLAS8018 Research in Classical Studies
CLAS8019 Classics Methods and Evidence
CLAS8020 Research in Classical Studies
GREK6101 Intermediate Ancient Greek
GREK6125 Advanced Ancient Greek
LATN6101 Intermediate Latin
LATN6125 Advanced Latin
24 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU
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A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65 per cent
All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students
Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit.
Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit.
Ancient Greek, Ancient History, Archaeology, Art History, Latin, History,
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