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This intercollegiate MA is taught in collaboration with Kings College and Royal Holloway, colleges of the University of London. The programme draws on the wealth of expertise across the three colleges and students benefit from full access to all courses. The programme attracts students from Europe and North America as well as the UK. What and how will I learn? The programme enables students to study in depth key aspects of the languages, literatures and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. It equips students with the tools necessary for further research including training in the use of digital resources online, library catalogues and archives to develop their critical and conceptual understanding. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of a research methods course (non credit bearing), three taught courses (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits). Core Modules Research Methods Dissertationreport All students undertake an independent research project in classical language, literature, thought or the classical tradition. The project culminates in a dissertation of 10,000 - 12,000 words. Options CHOOSE THREE COURSES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF STUDY: Language Literature Reception Religion and Philosophy History Art and Archaeology Late Antique & Byzantine Studies Further details available on subject website: http:www.ucl.ac.ukGrandLatpostgraduateTaughtdegrees The programme is taught in small seminars or classes, rarely exceeding a dozen participants. Students are expected to prepare for class each week, typically by reading preparatory material and texts in the original Greek or Latin. Student performance is assessed through coursework essays, unseen examination, and the dissertation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The Department of Greek and Latin at UCL is recognised as one of the leading international centres for postgraduate study and research in the ancient world, with a large staff of international experts in Greek and Latin literature, papyrology, ancient history, and classical art and archaeology. UCL's central location provides easy access to an unrivalled range of resources for the study of the ancient world. UCL's excellent research facilities include the library of the Institute of Archaeology and the Edwards Library of Egyptology, while the British Museum, British Library, Senate House Library, Warburg Institute and the Institute of Classical Studies are all nearby. Your future career The MA is an ideal springboard for a PhD programme, and students will find the unique opportunities to acquire skills in the handling of documentary evidence particularly valuable for further research in Classics. Many students go on to pursue research at UCL and in other institutions others have developed their skills in teaching, journalism, cultural management or the financial sector. Entry Requirements A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. How to apply There is no closing date for applications, but it is recommended that applications are submitted by the end of January. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. Who can apply? The programme is suitable for students with either Greek or Latin at advanced (typically BA) level, who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the languages and literatures of ancient Greece and Rome, with a view to further research or as a qualification in its own right. Funding Several funding options may be possible for applicants to this programme, including: Arts and Humanities Faculty Awards and UCL Scholarships for UKEU & Overseas Students. RAE Rating Greek and Latin 65% rated 4* (world-leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) http:www.ucl.ac.ukgradprospectusgrandlat
This intercollegiate MA is taught in collaboration with Kings College and Royal Holloway, colleges of the University of London. The programme draws on the wealth of expertise across the three colleges and students benefit from full access to all courses. The programme attracts students from Europe and North America as well as the UK. What and how will I learn? The programme enables students to study in depth key aspects of the languages, literatures and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome....