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Research in Greek and Roman studies is based on the many writings and artifacts that have survived from ancient times and have been rediscovered. These range from everyday materials and records of human living to classic masterpieces of literature and art. The aim of this doctoral program is to train research-minded students, already armed with original ideas and initiative, to become inspiring teachers and insightful professional scholars. In our small and vibrant department, you will get the access and attention you need from our faculty of internationally recognized scholars. Students can take advantage of the department's reference library and extensive database. Opportunities exist for cross-disciplinary study with related programs like religious studies.
Academic teaching and research, curatorial positions in museums, archival work in libraries.
A PhD in greek and roman studies is usually considered a final degree.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
One core course, four seminars and four studies in Greek/Latin texts
While the minimum GPA requirement is 3.0, successful applicants typically have a GPA of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 point system.
Master of Arts or equivalent from a recognized institution.
Competence in reading French, German or Italian must be acquired either before or during the program.
All research areas require proficiency in reading Greek and/or Latin.
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
For admission on September 1:
University of Calgary
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Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4
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