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Master of Arts (Honours) Greek and Persian


MA Greek (Joint Honours): First year
Code Module name Credits
( View list 40 credits from Module List: GK1001 - GK1002 OR
GK1001 Greek Language for Beginners 20
GK1002 Greek Literature for Beginners 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 40 credits from Module List: GK1005 - GK1006 ) AND
GK1005 Greek Language and Literature 1 20
GK1006 Greek Pastoral and Passion 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Persian Joint Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
PR1001 Persian for Beginners 1 20 AND
PR1002 Persian for Beginners 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


MA Greek (Joint Honours): Second year
Code Module name Credits
( * View list 40 credits from Module List: GK2001 - GK2002 OR
GK2001 The Landscape of Greek Prose (A) 20
GK2002 The Landscape of Greek Poetry (A) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
* View list 40 credits from Module List: GK2003 - GK2004 OR
GK2003 The Landscape of Greek Prose (B) 20
GK2004 The Landscape of Greek Poetry (B) 20
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
( GK1001 Greek Language for Beginners 20 AND
~ GK1002 Greek Literature for Beginners 20 ) AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Pathway B - GK1001 and GK1002 is only available to students who have taken First and Second Year beginner's Latin and passed both GK1002 and LT2004 with a grade of 11 or better.

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass at grade 11 or better required in modules marked ~
  • pass at grade 11 or better in at least 1 of the modules marked *
Persian Joint Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ PR2001 Intermediate Persian 1 20 AND
^ PR2002 Intermediate Persian 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who attain grades 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 levels.


MA Greek (Joint Honours): Third year
Code Module name Credits
( View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: GK4000 - GK4989 AND
GK4100 Greek Prose Composition 30
GK4102 Greek Tragedy 30
GK4105 Greek Rhetoric and Its Representation 30
GK4108 Helen of Troy and the Femme Fatale in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature 30
GK4109 Greek Literature in the Roman Empire 30
GK4110 Imagining the Symposium 30
GK4113 Greeks and Barbarians 30
GK4114 Hesiod and the near East 30
GK4115 Epiphanic Gods: Text and Context in the Homeric Hymns 30
GK4116 Greeks on Education 30
GK4117 Lies, History and Ideology 30
GK4118 Greeks and Romans: Greek Literature and Identity to the Age of Augustus 30
GK4121 Violence in Early Greek Poetry 30
GK4122 Wealth, Virtue and Happiness from Homer to Aristotle 30
GK4123 Narrating War in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius 30
GK4124 The History of Ancient Greek from Homer to the New Testament 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: AA4000 - AA4989, AN4000 - AN4989, CL4000 - CL4989 (exc CL4794-CL4795), GK4000 - GK4989, LT4000 - LT4989 ) OR
AA4001 Cities and Urban Life in Late Antiquity (300-700 CE) 30
AA4002 From Pompeii to Aquileia: the Archaeology of Roman Italy (50 BCE - 300 CE) 30
AA4121 The Ancient City of Rome 30
AA4122 Sacred Spaces in the Roman Empire 30
AA4130 The Roman Army 30
AA4149 The Archaeology of Minoan Crete 30
AN4105 Roman Egypt 30
AN4106 Persia and the Greeks 30
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4109 Death in Roman Culture 30
AN4110 The Culture of Roman Imperialism 30
AN4136 Alexander the Great 30
AN4146 The Supremacy of Greece: Athens and Sparta 479 - 362 BCE 30
AN4152 Ancient Empires 30
AN4153 Religious Change in Late Antiquity 30
AN4154 Tyrant - Madman - Fool - Knave: the Julio-Claudian Emperors 14-68 CE 30
AN4155 Religious Communities in the Late Antique World 30
AN4426 Roman Slavery 30
AN4427 Greeks and Others 30
AN4428 Eight Scenes from the Life of Alexander 30
CL4406 Herodotus 30
CL4419 Magic in Greco-Roman Literature and Life 30
CL4420 Fame, Tradition and Narrative: Homer's lliad 30
CL4421 The Ancient and Modern Novel 30
CL4433 Religions of the Greeks 30
CL4435 Greek Theatre 30
CL4437 Modern Classics: Classics in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 30
CL4438 Animals in Greco-Roman Antiquity 30
CL4444 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4445 Women in Ancient Societies 30
CL4449 After Virgil: The Aeneid and its Reception 30
CL4452 Knowledge and the World in Hellenistic Philosophy 30
CL4455 Roman Praise 30
CL4456 Pompeii 30
CL4458 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4461 Senecan Tragedy and its Reception 30
CL4462 Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World 30
CL4500 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4502 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4602 From Classical Temple to Christian Basilica 30
CL4604 Greek Sculpture 30
GK4100 Greek Prose Composition 30
GK4102 Greek Tragedy 30
GK4105 Greek Rhetoric and Its Representation 30
GK4108 Helen of Troy and the Femme Fatale in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature 30
GK4109 Greek Literature in the Roman Empire 30
GK4110 Imagining the Symposium 30
GK4113 Greeks and Barbarians 30
GK4114 Hesiod and the near East 30
GK4115 Epiphanic Gods: Text and Context in the Homeric Hymns 30
GK4116 Greeks on Education 30
GK4117 Lies, History and Ideology 30
GK4118 Greeks and Romans: Greek Literature and Identity to the Age of Augustus 30
GK4121 Violence in Early Greek Poetry 30
GK4122 Wealth, Virtue and Happiness from Homer to Aristotle 30
GK4123 Narrating War in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius 30
GK4124 The History of Ancient Greek from Homer to the New Testament 30
LT4201 Roman Epic 30
LT4203 Latin Prose Composition 30
LT4207 Roman Comedy 30
LT4208 Late Latin 30
LT4209 Latin Historical Writing 30
LT4210 Latin Didactic Poetry 30
LT4211 Latin Letters 30
LT4212 Virgin Martyrs and Axe-Wielding Bishops 30
LT4213 Roman Satire 30
LT4214 Latin Philosophical Writing 30
LT4215 Senecan Tragedy 30
LT4216 The Art of Translation: Ovid in English 30
LT4217 Latin Oratory 30
LT4218 Women in Myth 30
LT4219 Roman Biography 30
LT4220 Latin Lyric 30
LT4221 The Tools of the Classicist 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 60 credits from Module List: GK3021 - GK3022
GK3021 Greek for Honours Classics 1: Special Option 30
GK3022 Greek for Honours Classics 2: Special Option 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Greek (Joint Honours) Years 3 and 4 Programme Requirements:

At least 120 credits in the following:

Pathway A
90 credits: GK4000-GK4989, (GK4998-GK4999, CL4794 or CL4795 - in Fourth Year only);
Further credits: AA4000-AA4989, AN4000-AN4989, CL4000-CL4989, GK4000-GK4989, LT4000-LT4989, (ID4002 and CL4990 - in Fourth Year only);

OR

Pathway B
Third Year - 60 credits - GK3021 and GK3022
Fourth Year - 60 credits - GK4000 - GK4989, (GK4999 or CL4794), (ID4002 and CL4990)

Pathway B is only available to students that have taken First and Second Year beginner's Latin and passed both GK1002 and LT2004 with a grade of 11 or better.

In total, 240 credits must be achieved at 3000 and 4000 level, including at leat 90 credits at 4000 level.
Persian Joint Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15 AND
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module LIst: PR3000 - PR4095, ML3201
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15
PR3020 Key Texts in Modern Persian Literature 15
PR3021 Modern Iran through Cinema 15
PR3022 Modernity and Iranian Drama 15
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15
PR4020 Introduction to Classical Persian Literature 15
PR4021 Female Identity in Contemporary Iran 15
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 90 and 150 credits in Persian across Third and Fourth Year

MA Greek (Joint Honours): Fourth year
Code Module name Credits
( View list Between 0 and 90 credits from Module List: GK4000 - GK4989, (GK4998, GK4999, CL4794 or CL4795) AND
GK4100 Greek Prose Composition 30
GK4102 Greek Tragedy 30
GK4105 Greek Rhetoric and Its Representation 30
GK4108 Helen of Troy and the Femme Fatale in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature 30
GK4109 Greek Literature in the Roman Empire 30
GK4110 Imagining the Symposium 30
GK4113 Greeks and Barbarians 30
GK4114 Hesiod and the near East 30
GK4115 Epiphanic Gods: Text and Context in the Homeric Hymns 30
GK4116 Greeks on Education 30
GK4117 Lies, History and Ideology 30
GK4118 Greeks and Romans: Greek Literature and Identity to the Age of Augustus 30
GK4121 Violence in Early Greek Poetry 30
GK4122 Wealth, Virtue and Happiness from Homer to Aristotle 30
GK4123 Narrating War in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius 30
GK4124 The History of Ancient Greek from Homer to the New Testament 30
GK4998 Dissertation in Greek (Long) 60
GK4999 Dissertation in Greek 30
CL4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
CL4795 Joint Dissertation (60cr) 60
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list Between 0 and 30 credits from Module List: AA4000-AA4989, AN4000-AN4989, CL4000-CL4989 (exc CL4794-CL4795),GK4000-GK4989,LT4000-LT4989,(ID4002+CL4990) ) OR
AA4001 Cities and Urban Life in Late Antiquity (300-700 CE) 30
AA4002 From Pompeii to Aquileia: the Archaeology of Roman Italy (50 BCE - 300 CE) 30
AA4121 The Ancient City of Rome 30
AA4122 Sacred Spaces in the Roman Empire 30
AA4130 The Roman Army 30
AA4149 The Archaeology of Minoan Crete 30
AN4105 Roman Egypt 30
AN4106 Persia and the Greeks 30
AN4108 The Disintegration of the Roman Empire 30
AN4109 Death in Roman Culture 30
AN4110 The Culture of Roman Imperialism 30
AN4136 Alexander the Great 30
AN4146 The Supremacy of Greece: Athens and Sparta 479 - 362 BCE 30
AN4152 Ancient Empires 30
AN4153 Religious Change in Late Antiquity 30
AN4154 Tyrant - Madman - Fool - Knave: the Julio-Claudian Emperors 14-68 CE 30
AN4155 Religious Communities in the Late Antique World 30
AN4426 Roman Slavery 30
AN4427 Greeks and Others 30
AN4428 Eight Scenes from the Life of Alexander 30
CL4406 Herodotus 30
CL4419 Magic in Greco-Roman Literature and Life 30
CL4420 Fame, Tradition and Narrative: Homer's lliad 30
CL4421 The Ancient and Modern Novel 30
CL4433 Religions of the Greeks 30
CL4435 Greek Theatre 30
CL4437 Modern Classics: Classics in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 30
CL4438 Animals in Greco-Roman Antiquity 30
CL4444 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4445 Women in Ancient Societies 30
CL4449 After Virgil: The Aeneid and its Reception 30
CL4452 Knowledge and the World in Hellenistic Philosophy 30
CL4455 Roman Praise 30
CL4456 Pompeii 30
CL4458 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4461 Senecan Tragedy and its Reception 30
CL4462 Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World 30
CL4500 Pleasure, Goodness and Happiness: Hellenistic Ethics 30
CL4502 Ethics and Lifestyles: Philosophy and Ways of Living in Antiquity 30
CL4602 From Classical Temple to Christian Basilica 30
CL4604 Greek Sculpture 30
GK4100 Greek Prose Composition 30
GK4102 Greek Tragedy 30
GK4105 Greek Rhetoric and Its Representation 30
GK4108 Helen of Troy and the Femme Fatale in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature 30
GK4109 Greek Literature in the Roman Empire 30
GK4110 Imagining the Symposium 30
GK4113 Greeks and Barbarians 30
GK4114 Hesiod and the near East 30
GK4115 Epiphanic Gods: Text and Context in the Homeric Hymns 30
GK4116 Greeks on Education 30
GK4117 Lies, History and Ideology 30
GK4118 Greeks and Romans: Greek Literature and Identity to the Age of Augustus 30
GK4121 Violence in Early Greek Poetry 30
GK4122 Wealth, Virtue and Happiness from Homer to Aristotle 30
GK4123 Narrating War in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius 30
GK4124 The History of Ancient Greek from Homer to the New Testament 30
LT4201 Roman Epic 30
LT4203 Latin Prose Composition 30
LT4207 Roman Comedy 30
LT4208 Late Latin 30
LT4209 Latin Historical Writing 30
LT4210 Latin Didactic Poetry 30
LT4211 Latin Letters 30
LT4212 Virgin Martyrs and Axe-Wielding Bishops 30
LT4213 Roman Satire 30
LT4214 Latin Philosophical Writing 30
LT4215 Senecan Tragedy 30
LT4216 The Art of Translation: Ovid in English 30
LT4217 Latin Oratory 30
LT4218 Women in Myth 30
LT4219 Roman Biography 30
LT4220 Latin Lyric 30
LT4221 The Tools of the Classicist 30
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
CL4990 Special Topic in Classical Studies 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above
View list 60 credits from Module List: GK4000 - GK4989, (GK4999 or CL4794), (ID4002 and CL4990)
GK4100 Greek Prose Composition 30
GK4102 Greek Tragedy 30
GK4105 Greek Rhetoric and Its Representation 30
GK4108 Helen of Troy and the Femme Fatale in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature 30
GK4109 Greek Literature in the Roman Empire 30
GK4110 Imagining the Symposium 30
GK4113 Greeks and Barbarians 30
GK4114 Hesiod and the near East 30
GK4115 Epiphanic Gods: Text and Context in the Homeric Hymns 30
GK4116 Greeks on Education 30
GK4117 Lies, History and Ideology 30
GK4118 Greeks and Romans: Greek Literature and Identity to the Age of Augustus 30
GK4121 Violence in Early Greek Poetry 30
GK4122 Wealth, Virtue and Happiness from Homer to Aristotle 30
GK4123 Narrating War in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius 30
GK4124 The History of Ancient Greek from Homer to the New Testament 30
GK4999 Dissertation in Greek 30
CL4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
ID4002 Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities 15
CL4990 Special Topic in Classical Studies 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

MA Greek (Joint Honours) Years 3 and 4 Programme Requirements:

At least 120 credits in the following:

Pathway A
90 credits: GK4000-GK4989, (GK4998-GK4999, CL4794 or CL4795 - in Fourth Year only);
Further credits: AA4000-AA4989, AN4000-AN4989, CL4000-CL4989, GK4000-GK4989, LT4000-LT4989, (ID4002 and CL4990 - in Fourth Year only);

OR

Pathway B
Third Year - 60 credits - GK3021 and GK3022
Fourth Year - 60 credits - GK4000 - GK4989, (GK4999 or CL4794), (ID4002 and CL4990)

Pathway B is only available to students that have taken First and Second Year beginner's Latin and passed both GK1002 and LT2004 with a grade of 11 or better.

One of GK4999 and CL4794 can be taken.
If selected both ID4002 and CL4990 must be taken.

In total, 240 credits must be achieved at 3000 and 4000 level, including at leat 90 credits at 4000 level.
Persian Joint Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15 AND
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module List: PR3000 - PR4095,PR4098 or PR4099,ML3201,ML4794
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15
PR3020 Key Texts in Modern Persian Literature 15
PR3021 Modern Iran through Cinema 15
PR3022 Modernity and Iranian Drama 15
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15
PR4020 Introduction to Classical Persian Literature 15
PR4021 Female Identity in Contemporary Iran 15
PR4098 Short Dissertation on a Persian Topic 15
PR4099 Long Dissertation on a Persian Topic 30
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
ML4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 90 and 150 credits in Persian across Third and Fourth Year

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).