The Higher Diploma in Greek and Roman Civilisation is ideal for you if you already have a degree and you wish to study Greek and Roman Civilisation intensively.
The course will introduce you to the cultures of the Greeks and Romans, and you will learn how these cultures oversaw the birth and development of the western world, including Christianity.
The study of Greek and Roman literary, philosophical and artistic heritage has hugely influenced Western culture, making this course a really important adjunct to the study of all the European literatures, English, history, philosophy, and the history of art.
You will take 60 credits worth of modules from a broad range of topics taken by undergraduate students in Greek and Roman Civilisation.
These may include modules in ancient Greek or Latin appropriate to your existing level of knowledge, if you so wish.
The range of available modules may vary a little from year to year, but normally has strong emphasis on Greek and Roman history.
Modules will include such topics as:
Â· Alexander the GreatÂ· the Julio-Claudian DynastyÂ· the Roman ArmyÂ· the Late Roman EmpireÂ· the Rise of Christianity.
The online College Book of Modules contains descriptions for all modules for the current academic year.
Course Code: CKA07 Full-time; CKA42 Part-time
Course Title: Greek and Roman Civilisation
College: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Duration: 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time
Teaching Mode: Full-time, Part-Time
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Qualifications: HDip in Arts
NFQ Level: Level 8
Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU EUR 6,000 full-time; EUR 3,000 per year part-time
2016 Entry Requirements: You will already have a degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences (please see Detailed Entry Requirements)
Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below
Next Intake: 11 September 2017
Lectures are by day Monday to Friday for full-time and part-time students. You will have, on average, 12 hours of lectures per week full-time.
The modules are usually tested by end-of-year examination. Approximately half of the modules also include an essay requirement of 1,500 words, excluding notes.
Application ProcedureApplication for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.
Please note you will be required to answer specific additional supplementary questions as part of the online applications process for this programme. A copy of these supplementary questions are available to view here: CKA07AdditionalQuestions (50kB) andCKA42AdditionalQuestions (50kB)