Course Description

Greek and Roman Civilisation (Conversion Course)

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.

CollegeUniversity College Cork (UCC)
Course LocationCork
Course CategoryHistory, Arts & Humanities
Course QualificationHigher Diploma
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland
Course DurationFull-time 1 yearPart over 2 years
Course Fee2017/2018 Irish/EU 6,000 full-time; 3,000 per year part-time
Entry RequirementsIt is intended for those who already have a degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion programme and applicants would not normally have studied the relevant subject to Honours Degree level previously. If you are applying with Qualifications obtained outside Ireland and you wish to verify if you meet the minimum academic and English language requirements for this programme please see course webpage under "Detailed Entry Requirements" to view the grades comparison table by country and for details of recognised English language tests.
Carear PathThe purpose of this qualification is to prepare you for postgraduate study in Greek and Roman Civilisation, so that you will be able to teach this subject at a variety of levels. Alternatively, the course may suit you if you are interested in pursuing a career in the tourism and heritage sectors.
Phone353 21 490 3491 / 2359
Course CodeCKA07 CKA42
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