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Greek and Roman studies, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
University rank #233 (QS) ,
Research in Greek and Roman studies is based on the many writings and artifacts that have survived from ancient times and have been rediscovered.

About

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • A course on research and professional training (not counted toward the student's GPA).
  • Four graduate seminar courses, two of which may be outside the department if appropriate to the student's specialization.
  • Four courses in Greek and Latin texts, or in introductory language classes for graduate students.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Master of Arts or equivalent.
  • Two Reference letters
  • 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.
Additional languages
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12695 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12695 CAD per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    5593 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5593 CAD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Calgary

  • 1247 - 1960 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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