Ph.D. On Campus

Greek and Roman Studies

University of Victoria

48 months
5074 CAD/year
4022 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Greek and Roman Studies at University of Victoria, British Columbia is committed to the exploration, elaboration, and preservation of the cultures of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds as the foundation of its doctoral program. 


The goal of the Greek and Roman Studies program at University of Victoria, British Columbia is to prepare classicists who will produce new contributions to our discipline and who will be able to bring knowledge of the cultures of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds into a productive dialogue with contemporary issues and concerns. 

Learning outcomes

Students will provide evidence of critical engagement with relevant scholarship, demonstrate proficiency in ancient Greek and Latin and two modern languages other than English, and complete a doctoral dissertation that constitutes an original contribution to the field. 

Students will be provided with opportunities to learn the most effective teaching methods and will also begin to establish themselves as professionals by delivering papers at conferences and through travel as necessary for their research.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Readings
  • Archaeological Methods and Theory 
  • Topical Fields
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to hold a BA and MA degree in one of the several areas of ancient Greek and Roman Studies, and are expected to have focused experience in the area relevant to their intended topic of research and appropriate command of the ancient languages of Greek and Latin. 
  • Students will be evaluated in accordance with these criteria on a case-by-case basis at admission by the Departmental Graduate Committee. 
  • Students entering the PhD Program with an MA may, if deficient in some respect, be required to take and pass with at least a B+ (6.0) one or more of the courses prescribed for the University of Victoria MA in Greek and Roman Studies while enrolled in the PhD program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5074 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2537 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    4022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2011 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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