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Ancient Studies

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Ancient Studies/Civilization
Description:The program in Ancient Studies is for anyone who is interested in the roots of Western and other modern civilizations. It is designed for students with a broad interest in the ancient world, with a focus on the ancient Mediterranean world, from the earliest times to the age of the emperor Justinian in the mid-sixth century CE. Because it is multidisciplinary, students will be introduced to a range of sources, approaches and theories used in the different contributing departments and disciplines. The courses cover a wide range of topics including political and social history, economic systems, international relations, religion, literature, art and archaeology, etc.

By studying the ancient world, students will learn the facts and beliefs that are at the root of Western civilization and will be able to contextualize what they learn in other fields. For example, they will understand how our vision of marketing and publicity is informed by ancient perceptions and how the analogies we use in science are rooted in the classical tradition.
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,473
International: $22,241

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

* 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 November 22, 2017