Western University

Classical Studies

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School:Western University
Faculty:Arts and Humanities
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Description:The Department of Classical Studies at Western University offers both undergraduate and graduate students a supportive and stimulating research intensive environment in which to explore ancient Greek and Roman culture. Students develop their knowledge and skills under the expert guidance of faculty members who, both in the classrooms and in their research, are engaged in a wide range of scholarly questions and approaches.

By studying the ancient Greek and Roman worlds we gain a deep understanding of the origins and development of Western culture; even more importantly, we engage with important and enduring questions about what it means to be a thinking, reasoning human. As we address these questions, we benefit from a long and rich heritage from the Classical world: nearly three thousand years of language, literature, art, philosophy, and history. To consider these and other aspects of the ancient world by means of a broad variety of methods is a rigorous challenge, but one that trains the intellect, making us into careful readers, acute observers, articulate communicators and informed citizens. As one of the largest and most respected Departments of Classical Studies in the country, our department plays a leading role in nurturing the discipline across Canada, interacts regularly, through conferences, speaking engagements and publications, with the international community of Classicists, and at the same time we are proud to serve our immediate communities, both on campus at Western and in the city of London, Ontario.
URL:Classical Studies at Western University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,928
International: $28,716

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 86

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

  •  Grade12 English 
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants to the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts & Humanities must submit a statement of interest by February 28, 2018.

* 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 October 04, 2017

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