The 120 credit Master’s degree Ancient Languages and Literatures: Classics trains students to become specialists in the study of texts written in Greek and Latin. By working on original sources, this degree develops the ability to interpret in context the thinking of a writer or an issue in society. The challenge for graduates of this course, in a civilisation of the moment like ours, is to be able to promote rigorous analysis of facts on the basis of original sources and, within a long term perspective, to develop a critical faculty and intellectual autonomy and to acquire in-depth expertise in the linguistic, historical and cultural fields of the sources of European and Western civilisation.
On successful completion of this programme, each student is able to :
More specifically, the graduate will be able to:
- Master different methods and strategies for teaching students to translate ancient texts accurately and in a manner which is relevant.
- Master different tools and strategies for teaching students to produce personal and independent commentaries.
- Master the main tools provided by new technologies to better engage students in the learning of ancient languages.