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Qualification: Master's degree in classical studies and humanities (no legal status)

Master's degree in classical studies and humanities (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

  • provide a comprehensive overview of Greco-Roman history and material and non-material culture,
  • demonstrate understanding of the genres, periods, authors and texts of classical Latin and Greek literature in the broader cultural-historical context,
  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of Byzantine literature and culture, humanistic and neo-Latin literature and the spiritual tradition of European humanism,
  • integrate knowledge and skills from different fields of research of ancient and later Greek and Latin culture in an interdisciplinary manner,
  • demonstrate knowledge of various theoretical approaches, models and methodologies and apply them in a considered manner,
  • read the most complex literary, specialist and documentary texts in one of the two classical languages (Latin philology or Greek philology stream),
  • autonomously translate the most complex literary, specialist and documentary texts in Latin/Greek (Latin philology or Greek philology stream),
  • express themselves confidently in spoken and written modern Greek; translate orally into modern Greek and from modern Greek to Slovene (Greek philology stream, modern Greek module),
  • demonstrate in-depth understanding of the synchronic and diachronic aspects of one of the two classical languages (Latin philology stream/Greek philology stream), its historical development and its social and stylistic levels,
  • use primary sources, critical apparatuses, commentaries, secondary literature and technical manuals in a critical manner,
  • use traditional and modern methods of textual analysis in a considered manner,
  • demonstrate in-depth understanding of the anthropological aspects of ancient and later Greek and Latin culture,
  • demonstrate in-depth and critical understanding of the reception of ancient culture in various periods and its presence in the contemporary world,
  • undertake autonomous academic and professional activity in fields relating to research in classical languages, literature and culture,
  • autonomously write research papers and survey articles (articles, textual commentaries; general-interest and journalistic texts),
  • communicate and popularise Greek and Latin language, literature and culture,
  • undertake autonomous professional development in fields relating to research in classical languages, literature and culture.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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Students must complete course units prescribed by the curriculum and individual syllabuses for a total of 120 credits across the two parts of the two-subject programme, where 90 credits are from taught course units and 30 credits are from the preparation and defence of a master's thesis.

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  • A completed first-cycle study programme in one of the following fields: Latin language, literature and culture – two-subject programme, Greek language, literature and culture – two-subject programme, Classical studies and humanities; or
  • a completed first-cycle programme in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of 10–60 credits.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle study programme in one of the following fields: Latin language, literature and culture – two-subject programme, Greek language, literature and culture – two-subject programme, Classical studies and humanities; or
  • a completed first-cycle programme in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of 10–60 credits.
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Students must complete course units prescribed by the curriculum and individual syllabuses for a total of 120 credits across the two parts of the two-subject programme, where 90 credits are from taught course units and 30 credits are from the preparation and defence of a master's thesis.