M.A. Classical Studies

  • On Campus
  • 15 months
  • EUR700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • French
Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
The degree is earned in three semesters with course work in three disciplines and a thesis. There are five disciplines to choose from, offered by the Department of Ancient Studies: Greek, Latin, anciet history, classical archaeology, history of ancient religions. Courses, seminars and practical work may be grouped by subject or methodology and offered as a module. Each module then features one or more specific evaluations leading to a grade. The degree requires three modules in the discipline of choice, three optional modules, and the defence of a thesis. Holders of Master of Arts (MA) may go on to advanced study.

Description of Classical Studies

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The degree is earned in three semesters with course work in three disciplines and a thesis. There are five disciplines to choose from, offered by the Department of Ancient Studies: Greek, Latin, anciet history, classical archaeology, history of ancient religions.
Courses, seminars and practical work may be grouped by subject or methodology and offered as a module. Each module then features one or more specific evaluations leading to a grade. The degree requires three modules in the discipline of choice, three optional modules, and the defence of a thesis. Holders of Master of Arts (MA) may go on to advanced study.

Length of programme: 3 semesters
ECTS credits: 90

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 30 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 700 Year (EEA)

500 CHF / semester

During the online application process, applicants with a foreign degree will be charged an administrative fee of 65 CHF, to be deducted from the first-semester tuition fees.

Start date September  2015 Students who require an entry visa to Switzerland are strongly advised to apply by 28 February 2014.
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS

1.5 years: 3 semesters (max. 6 semesters)

Duration full-time 15 months
Languages
  • French
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Requirements for Classical Studies

1. candidates for the Faculty must meet the University's general enrollment conditions
2. they must also hold a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, referred to below as BA, or a degree considered equivalent by the Dean of the Faculty
3. candidates who hold a diploma or degree equivalent to at least 180 credits from another Faculty of arts or university may be admitted to the Faculty for an MA programme; they may request that their additional credits be treated as equivalents
4. candidates for a Master of Arts/MA in disciplines requiring specific expertise for a BA may be required to do supplementary studies before being admitted.

Work Experience for Classical Studies

No work experience is required.

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