McMaster University

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Classics and Classical Lang., Lit., and Linguistics, Gen.
Description:As a student of Classics, you will be introduced to the peoples of Ancient Greece and Rome, to their societies and to the historical events of which they were a part. You?ll have the chance to explore the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean world, which flourished from around 2500 BC to 500 AD, whose enormous impact on the development of the Western tradition continues to be felt today.

Students in the Department of Classics explore three major areas of inquiry ? art and archaeology, ancient history and social life, and language and literature (beginner?s courses are offered in both ancient Greek and Latin).
URL:Classics at McMaster University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,765
International: $27,151

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.
Scholarships:7

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 78
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U. SBI4U is recommended for students planning to enter a Cognitive Science of Language program.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster's English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 19, 2017