ANCIENT HISTORY AND CLASSICAL STUDIES MA

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Course Duration/ ECTS 4 Semesters / 120 ECTS
University degree Master of Arts (MA)
Faculty Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences
Department Classical Studies
Mode Full time
Study ID D 066 807
Admission Requirements In order to be admitted to the MA course in Ancient History
and Classical Studies, students must hold a bachelor's
degree in Classical Studies or in a related field or from
another accredited inland or international institution
of higher education.

What will I learn?

The MA course in Ancient History and Classical Studies comprises Greek history including Aegean pre- and early history (Mycenology), Roman history, and the history of the countries, peoples and cultures of Middle and Western Europe, the Middle East and Egypt in the framework of the entire history of antiquity, as well as antiquity studies of the thereby circumscribed peoples and cultures. The focus lies on both political and cultural, social, military and everyday history, including the history of mentalities. Among the department's core competences are memory, analysis and the methodologically reflected interpretation of different types of sources, whose spectrum ranges from literary and non-literary written texts to visual art and artefacts of everyday culture. 

Which career opportunities do I have?

Academic research and teaching at universities or non-university research centres; Digital Humanities projects; adult education and advanced education in the field of culture studies; museum work; PR in the fields of education, exhibitions, courses, excursions, tours and lectures; science journalism in the field of ancient cultures and archaeology as well as cultures having a part in the reception of antiquity; culture management in the leisure industry and tourism (archaeological parks, theme parks, etc.)

Why Salzburg?

Due to its beautiful landscape, numerous historic sights and the Salzburg Festival, Salzburg ranks among the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world. Moreover, Salzburg is a university town with tradition. Prince-archbishop Paris Lodron, the university's patron saint, founded the university in 1622. Today, it is comprised of four faculties with 18.000 students and 2.800 employees. It is a centre of innovative research and firmly integrated into the cultural and economic life of Salzburg. With its national as well as international networking, it is a modern knowledge hub in the heart of Europe. We can be proud of this university, which fits perfectly into a town that boasts architectonically delightful buildings. To students, the University of Salzburg offers a broad range of courses with an excellent student-to-staff ratio.

How is the course structured?

Ancient History and Classical Studies MA

Interdisciplinary research orientation12 ECTS
Compulsory optional module Culture and Literary Studies12 ECTS
Ancient History and Classical Studies18 ECTS
Advanced Methodology: Ancient History Research and Source Studies17 ECTS
Specialization Module7 ECTS
Action Module6 ECTS
Integration Module6 ECTS
Optional subjects12 ECTS
Master's thesis24 ECTS
MA examination6 ECTS
Total120 ECTS

Contact

Bild Monika Frass
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika Frass Head of the curriculum committee Ancient History and Classical Studies
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