This MA programme provides you with the professional skills required for the study of classical antiquity and the early Middle Ages. Areas of focus follow the research interests of staff, and reflect our thematic focus on fusion and transformation between the cultures and languages of Graeco-Roman antiquity and those of the early Christian world and the Middle Ages, including Ireland.
You will study a language as part of the programme. Latin is offered from beginners to advanced level. The course combines the study of classical and medieval varieties, with particular reference to Hiberno-Latin. Classical and Christian Greek is also studied, both at beginners and higher level. Work culminates in a dissertation prepared under the supervision of a member of academic staff.
Modules include: Ancient Languages and Classical Studies I & II, and a dissertation (30 ECTS) of 15,00020,000 words (maximum) must also be completed.