Classics and Ancient Civilizations

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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Deze opleiding

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This two-year Research Master's master studies Classical Antiquity, which you will do within the interdisciplinary Master's track Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Depending on your background and research interests, you will decide on your main subject. You can focus on Ancient History or Latin or Greek Literature. You can design your own programme to fit your interests. You will take specialist tutorials and courses on theory and method, and finish the programme by writing a thesis.

More information on this MA-programme.

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locatieGroningen
diplomaMA Oudheidstudies (research)
typeonderzoek, 120 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur2 jaar voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60039
heeft geen numerus fixus
heeft een honours programma

Waarom aan de Rijksuniversiteit?

Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies:
  • Unique approach that allows you to embed your chosen discipline in wider diachronic or synchronic fields
  • Intensive supervision by high-quality researchers in small groups
  • Research Assistantship Programmes

Studieprogramma

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tracks

track Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Are you interested in the history, literature and culture of classical and ancient civilizations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this track is just what you are looking for.

This two-year Research Master's track studies Classical Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modernity in Europe and the Middle East. You will explore the similarities and differences between these periods. In addition, you will gain fundamental insights into the cultural changes that preceded the modern period.

The programme is a track of the three different Research Master's degrees, namely in History, Literary Studies, and Classics and Ancient Civilizations. As such, Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies offers a multidisciplinary environment. Depending on your background and research interests, you will decide on your main subject. You can focus on history and choose between Ancient, Medieval or Early Modern History. You can also focus on literature. Then your options are Latin, Greek, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch or German Literature.

You can design your own programme to fit your interests. You will take specialist tutorials and courses on theory and method, and finish the programme by writing a thesis.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
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afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
Each Master's degree programme has a study advisor whom you can contact if you have questions or need advice about your degree programme and other study-related matters. Everything you discuss will be treated confidentially. If you have a more complex problem, for example study delay, a performance disability or if you are ill for a long time, you should contact a student counsellor.
In addition, you can also follow various courses at the Study Support section of the Student Service Centre (SSC), for example on study stress and holding presentations.

honours-/excellence program Master's Honours Programme

The Master's Honours Programme was developed especially for students who want to get more from their studies.

It is a programme worth 15 ECTS that is followed in addition to the standard Master's programme. It is a one-year interdisciplinary programme that is designed to introduce students to various aspects of leadership.

Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 februari 2018
aanmelding deadline : 15 oktober 2017
collegegeld nog niet bekend
1 september 2017
aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 2006
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 11400
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 mei 2018
collegegeld nog niet bekend
toelatingseisen

cijferlijst
Excellent academic record.

taaltoets
Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 on writing skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items). ERK level C1.

vooropleiding
BA degree in

  • History
  • Classics

reference letter
Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

motivatiebrief

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
303kamerhuur in Groningenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1171totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

? studenten volgen deze opleiding
?% daarvan is vrouw
? eerstejaars gestart in 2012
?% daarvan is vrouw
27868 studenten aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
51% daarvan is vrouw
bron: HBO-raad/VSNU

studievereniging

Boreas
Boréas is the study association for students of Greek and Latin Languages and Cultures. The association focuses on organizing activities, supplying study material and publishing the association magazine Phoinix.

Synthesis
Synthesis is the new study association for all Research Master students from the Faculty of Arts. Synthesis is both a social network and a platform for the academic development of young scholars. Given our shared interest in academic research, Synthesis organizes a variety of seminars, lectures and workshops about academic skills or career strategy with interesting speakers from different fields. Synthesis also aims to create and maintain an active Research Master community by organizing social activities such as drinks, dinners and fun trips. Join our Facebook group for more information

Op kamers in Groningen

55216studenten studerend
31914studenten woonachtig   
€ 303gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
21 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Master's Ambassador Marije van der Steege
The expertise of the professors and the specialization courses fitted my interests

I am in the second year of the Research Master Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (from 2017 this master's track will be called: Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies). This very broad Master’s track is aimed at students of history and languages from classical antiquity to the early modern period...
Of course it also helped that I already knew the city – I did my Bachelor’s here as well – and that it was close to home – my parents live in Friesland. Groningen is a really nice student city: not too big, but still full of culture and ‘gezelligheid’.
Read more about Marije and why she chose to study CMEMS in Groningen.
Questions? Send Marije an email: m.b.van.der.steege@student.rug.nl


lees verder ...
Student Alexandros Tsouris
I choose the courses that are fitting my interests: ancient history

I applied at several universities but chose Groningen because of the interdisciplinarity of the programme and the fact that in contrast to other universities, Groningen offers a two-year track instead of one. More importantly, the lesser amount of tuition fees, comparing to other countries, has been an important motivation for doing my master's degree here in the Netherlands.

The advantage of this programme is that it offers the opportunity to structure the programme as you want. I choose the courses that are fitting my interests: ancient history...
A great asset of the programme is that some courses include excursions to other countries. For instance, in the first semester we visited Rome and this has been a great and unique experience for me. Not only did we have the opportunity to visit a lot of sites and museums, but also to experience academic work on site, that is presenting certain monuments, in front of the monuments, rather than via a pc.
Furthermore, I find it very convenient that there are not many exams in the programme. They do not count my development as a student on a strict basis of reproducing knowledge, but they want to see my interpretation and my research. Although the programme has disadvantages sometimes, in general lines this approach is fulfilling for me. For the future I would like to continue with my research since I have plans to do a PhD.


lees verder ...
Patty Huijbers
Research Master's Student Patty Huijbers About Her Research Assistants Programme

Nadine Kuipers
PhD student at the University of Groningen

After completing my Bachelor's degree programme in English Language and Culture I was on the lookout for more depth and specialization. This Research Master's track was just what I was looking for. I was also able to broaden my knowledge by following a number of private seminars and tutorials.

One of the most enjoyable and successful parts of my degree was the tutorial that I set up with my fellow students, The Skelton Project. We worked on a website with digital editions of poems by the medieval poet John Skelton...
In the Research Master’s track we didn’t just conduct research, but developed other skills too. Organizing the conference in the first year, for instance, was good preparation for the organizational side of the academic world. If I hadn’t made the decision to do the Research Master’s track in Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies I wouldn’t be where I am now as a PhD student at the University of Groningen. In my PhD research, I am analysing medieval manuscripts containing agricultural texts that English landowners would have read. My interest in this topic was aroused when I was studying the development of this kind of text for my Master’s thesis.


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Keuzehulp

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In 2015 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Classics and Ancient Civilizations aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is beoordeeld door 4 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met uit 5.

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

An MA degree in Classics and Ancient Civilizations is:

  • an excellent preparation for a (research-oriented) career in libraries, museums and other cultural organizations, journalism, education and so on
  • a stepping stone to further study and training with a view to writing a successful PhD thesis
current job market

vergeleken met andere studies

zoektijd baanzeer slecht
salaris na 1,5 jaar zeer slecht
kans op een vaste baan zeer slecht
bron: Elsevier beste banen 2015

Potentiële beroepen

  • research-oriented career in libraries, museums and other cultura
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Contact

Nadja Zadorina MA

coordinator

Master's Ambassador Marije van der Steege
Meer informatie?
Bezoek de website van deze opleiding.

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