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Master of Classical Studies

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.

Admission requirements

Domestic

  1. A Bachelor degree with an average mark of at least 65%. 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.
  2. All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

International

  1. A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%. 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.
  2. All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

Career opportunities

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

Further studies

Master of Classical Studies (Advanced)

In this advanced option you complete a thesis instead of a semester of electives, which allows you to have a stronger research focus to your master’s qualification.

Admissions requirements

By transfer from the Master of Classical Studies, with a weighted average mark of at least 70% in the first 72 units of course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis.If the total number of units attempted exceeds 72 in the same teaching period in which the 72nd unit is attempted, exactly 72 units will be used in the calculation of the weighted average mark with units from the course with the highest mark applied first followed by further units from courses in descending order of marks.Students will be awarded up to 72 units of course credit for completed courses listed in this Masters (Advanced) degree.

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