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Profile of Programme

The programme aims at promoting knowledge and developing research, through the formation of specialist scientists, in the subjects of Ancient Greek and Roman history.

Key Learning Outcomes

The programme seeks the multidimensional examination of various phenomena of the ancient world, through a timeless approach, from Prehistoric Times to Late Antiquity, with interdisciplinary perception.

Key Information

Department: Department of History and Archaeology

Faculty: Faculty of Letters

Programme Name: Ancient History

Direction: Ancient History

Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master's Degree) [4 Semesters]

Mode of Study: Full time

Language of Instruction: Greek

Coordinator: Professor Τherodoros Mavrogiannis

Curriculum Structure

Course Type ECTS
Compulsory 40
Restricted Elective 80

Courses per Semester

Conditions of Study

 The number of places available are announced by the Graduate School with the eligibility criteria for candidates, as well as other required documents that must be attached to the application such as:
• Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University.
• Previous University education in a suitable subject (academic background) and grades of relevant degrees.
• Letters of recommendation.
• Personal interview and/or written examination (if provided by the Department’s internal rules).
• Submission of preliminary research proposal for admission to a doctoral course (if provided by the Department’s internal rules).
The Department may also set additional criteria and quality indicators such as: 

(a) number of students’ publications in scientific journals, 
(b) students’ participation in seminars, symposia, research programmes, 
(c) presentations by students at conferences, 
(d) knowledge of foreign languages, and 
(e) professional experience, etc. 

Students must always advise the University's' Postgraduate Study Rules

Successful completion of the requirements of the Program

The grading system is numerical, from 0 to 10 with increments of ½. The minimum
passing grade is 5. The final grade of a graduate student is calculated as the grade
point average of all courses passed by the student.

In a postgraduate programme of study, courses can be graded as Success/Failure. These courses do not count towards the student’s GPA, and may not exceed 25% of the programme’s ECTS, with the exception of the dissertation units. All courses are presented in the Postgraduate Studies Prospectus.
The diploma dissertation, thesis, research and writing stages are graded with Success / Failure. The final grade of the dissertation is registered in the last semester of its elaboration. Master level dissertations are calculated qualitatively as Excellent, Very Good, Good, and Failure. 

Further Information

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

• Bodies for the support and promotion of research
• Education, public and private
• Libraries, Archives, Research Centres, Documentation Centres
• Public Sector
• Organizations και bodies of the European Union and the United Nations
• Mass Media and Journalism
• Publishing Houses

Access to Further Studies

Graduates can be admitted to Doctoral Programs