MA in Greek (Coursework / Research)

General

Program Description

MA in Greek (Coursework)

The coursework MA in Greek is basically aimed at students who would like to do a shorter dissertation together with two examined modules. An intensive course in the Greek language is offered for students to enter the course with an Honours Degree in Classical Civilisation. The two examined modules would cover an intensive study of Greek history, religion, literature, philosophy, culture or art and architecture. In the short dissertation, students have the option of concentrating on Classical Greek, Hellenistic Greek (New Testament and Church Fathers), Byzantine Greek or Modern Greek.

Admission requirements

An Honours in Greek or Classical Culture leads to a coursework Master’s Degree.

Contact details

Name: Prof JLP Wolmarans
Tel: 011 559 2737 / Email: hansiew@uj.ac.za

MA in Greek (Research)

The MA in Greek aims to introduce the student to advanced methods of research applicable to Greek Studies, for example in history, literature, philosophy, religion, mythology, culture or art. Students acquire the ability to find and define topics for research which they find relevant to either their modern environment or their own inner journey. The continued life of ancient myths or literature in, for example, modern books or films, is also encouraged.

Admission requirements

An Honours Degree in Greek leads to a Master’s Degree.

Contact details

Name: Prof JLP Wolmarans
Tel: 011 559 2737 / Email: hansiew@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Last updated Aug 2019

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