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Classical Studies (MA)

Course Description


This is a one-year programme, designed to provide graduates with in-depth study of specific topics within the field of Classics, and a set of research skills appropriate to work at this level.

See the website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/ancient-classics/our-courses/ma-classical-studies

Minimum English language requirements:
- IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
- TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
- TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
- PTE (Pearson) : 62

Course Structure

Candidates take a specified number of taught modules, and are also required to write a long essay of c.7,500 words representing an independent piece of research. It is not possible to take modules in Greek or Latin as part of this programme. The long essay is written on a topic approved by the Head of the Department of Ancient Classics under the supervision of a designated supervisor. The topic is agreed by the end of the first semester, and work begun during the period between the first and the second semester. The long essay is submitted by a specified date at the end of the academic year.

Career Options

Employers across a wide range of professions value highly the wide range of intellectual abilities which an MA in a classical subject develops.

Find out how to apply here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/ancient-classics/our-courses/ma-classical-studies#tabs-apply

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Classical Studies (MA) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Normally at least a high 2:2 in the BA degree overall with a 2:1 in Greek and Roman Civilization, or equivalent. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Course Fees

EU Tuition Fee: €5,250; International Tuition Fee: €13,000

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