The aim of the programme is to offer specialized study of Modern Greek and European History (since the 19th c.), and highlight its connection with the history of the wider area of the Mediterranean and Southeastern Europe; and to map the course of Cyprus and its political and cultural relations with the broader european world.
The personnel teaching in the programme comprises the academic staff appointed to the Department of History and Archaeology, in the following specialized areas:
The same members of staff will also act as academic advisors to the students.
Additional teaching can also be offered by Visiting Academic Staff and Short Term Visiting Academic Staff in the above specializations. Academics of other departments of the University may also offer classes following the Department’s invitation.
Organization of the postgraduate programme
The postgraduate programme consists of three elements:
• Taught Courses,
• Independent study, attendance and participation to the Colloquium,
• MA dissertation.
Students have to fulfill successfully all three elements of the programme in order to obtain the MA.
The programme may be offered either on a full-time or part-time basis. Students (either full-time or part-time) have to follow the programme as organized. The general postgraduate study regulations are applicable as regards the general work load.
Part-time students may begin writing their dissertation after the completion of six of the seven compulsory courses of the programme.
Prerequisites for Admission to the M.A. Programme
2. The Committee of the above programme will examine on their own merit applications from candidates who do not have a degree in Archaeology or History.
3. Graduates of the University of Cyprus and Greek universities must have an undergraduate diploma with a cumulative grade of 7.5/10.0 or higher. The equivalent is required for candidates who have graduated from other universities.
4. Candidates who meet the above requirements will be called for an interview and/or a written exam. They must also pass written exams in two of the main European languages (other than their mother tongue), namely English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
5. Greek is the official language of instruction and for writing of the Master´s Thesis.
Submission of Application
Applications must be submitted to the Department´s postgraduate programme coordinator within the announced deadlines and must include the following:
No work experience is required.
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