Swansea University

College of Arts and Humanities

MA Ancient Narrative Literature


Singleton Park

Wales, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ma Taught and MA Research

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As well as a module on Research Methodologies in general, the MA includes a specially designed module (Narrative Genres and Theory) to provide students with the foundation needed to undertake advanced work in Ancient Narrative Literature and to produce a research-based dissertation in this area. In addition, students study Greek and/or Latin language at the level appropriate to their existing language skills (beginning, intermediate or advanced). Advanced language students will have the opportunity to read narrative texts in the original languages. Optional modules include: 'Being Greek Under Rome': Greek literature and culture in the Imperial Period; The Classical Tradition in the Latin West, from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance; The Invention of Fiction in Classical Greece; The Emergence of Political Consciousness in Classical Greece; Gods, Kings and Heroes: Myth, History and Religion in Archaic Rome and Etruria; Romance Refracted and Novels Renewed; Text and Narrative in Graeco-Roman Egypt.



International Student Requirements:

An overseas equivalent qualification (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or IELTS 6.5) in an appropriate subject.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Out State Tuition (per year): 10600 GBP

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