Why Classics @ Memorial?
The graduate diploma and 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
- Graduate diploma - Disciplinary graduate diplomas provide an opportunity to acquire additional academic credentials at the graduate level without committing to a full master’s program. These programs allow students to expand on their knowledge of a particular discipline and may also be used for professional development within their careers.
- 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 connect with 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 application to find a supervisor you may wish to work with.
The School of Graduate Studies offers advice on how to search for and contact potential supervisors. Need more help? Try attending one of our webinars and information sessions for prospective graduate students.
Minimum admission requirements
- Graduate diploma, MA – Bachelor's degree (minimum second class) in an appropriate area of study. In addition to these requirements, applicants should have completed at least 30 undergraduate credit hours in Greek and Latin language courses including a minimum of 12 credit hours in each language and at least 6 credit hours from senior level courses.
Potential career options and outcomes
Law, medicine, library and information sciences, museums and archives, academia
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Graduate diploma, MA
Duration (Full-time students):
Graduate diploma: 1 year
MA: 2 years
January 31 for Fall admission
Tuition (NL students):
Graduate diploma: $420/semester
Tuition (Other Canadian students):
Graduate diploma: $546/semester
Tuition (International students):
Graduate diploma: $710/semester