Why Classics @ Memorial?

The MA program in Classics at Memorial offers students the opportunity to expand and deepen their knowledge of ancient Greece and Rome. The department is able to provide a flexible course of studies that caters to the individual needs and interests of students. Specific areas of strength are Roman Studies, including literary and cultural studies; Greek literature and his­toriography; and more broadly, the relation between literary texts and material culture within the various subdisciplines of classi­cal studies.

Description of program

  • MA – The Department of Classics offers an MA in Classics, with an emphasis on classical texts and research methods, which suitably prepared students may complete in two years of full-time study, normally beginning in September.

Contact a faculty supervisor

Graduate applicants interested in research-based programs are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty supervisor at the time of application. Visit the Department of Classics website for a list of faculty members, their research interests, and contact information. You may also use the Yaffle search engine to find a supervisor you may wish to work with.

Minimum admission requirements

  • MA – Bachelor's degree (minimum second class) in an appropriate area of study


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Program Information

Degrees Offered:





MA: 2 years

Campus: St. John's

Application Deadline:

January 31 for Fall admission


MA: $7,000-$10,000

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Tuition (Canadian students):

2016-2017 academic year
MA: $632-$953/semester

Tuition (International students):

2016-2017 academic year
MA: $822-$1,239/semester

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