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BAHons Programme in Ancient Cultures

Broadening of knowledge in the Ancient Cultures and the theoretical framework and interpretative proficiency to study ancient texts and artefacts.

Admission requirements: A Bachelor's degree with Ancient Cultures, Ancient History or one of the ancient languages as major. An average of 60% is required in the major leading to postgraduate study.

Module description
Ancient Cultures: theory, method and sources
Theme in Ancient Cultures I
Theme in Ancient Cultures II
Research assignment in Ancient Cultures

MA Programme in Ancient Cultures

Admission requirements: An Honours degree in Ancient Cultures or another qualification which is regarded by the Senate as equivalent. An average of 65% is required.

The programme requires the writing of a thesis containing the results of research on an aspect of ancient cultures.

PhD Programme in Ancient Cultures

Admission requirements: A Master's degree in Ancient Cultures or a Master's degree with related content which is regarded by the Senate as equivalent. Knowledge of one or more ancient languages at the level required by the research topic is a corequisite.

The programme requires the writing of a dissertation that contains the results of independent and original research on a research problem.

BAHons Programme in Ancient Languages

Broadening the knowledge of one of the ancient languages (Biblical Hebrew, Greek or Latin). Specialization is possible in (a) Biblical Hebrew or New Testament Greek linguistics; (b) Bible translation; (c) New Testament Greek literature; (d) classical Greek literature; and (e) Latin literature.

Admission requirements: A Bachelor's degree with one of the ancient languages (Biblical Hebrew, another Semitic language, Greek or Latin) as a major. An average of 65% is required in the major leading to postgraduate study. Students with another language or related subject (e.g. Ancient Cultures or Biblical Studies) as major with Hebrew, Greek or Latin only in the second year can be admitted after the completion of additional work.

Module description
Theory, method and background
Text and Language Study I
Text and Language Study II
Research Assignment

MA Programme in Ancient Languages

Admission requirements: An Honours degree in Ancient Languages, Biblical Hebrew, another Semitic language, Greek or Latin or another qualification accepted by the Senate as equivalent. A basic knowledge of a second ancient language is strongly recommended.

The programme requires the writing of a thesis containing the results of research on an aspect of ancient languages.

PhD Programme in Ancient Languages

Admission requirements: A Master's degree in Ancient Languages, Biblical Hebrew, another Semitic language, Greek or Latin or another qualification (e.g. a Master's degree in Theology or Linguistics) accepted by the Senate as equivalent. Students who do not have a Master's degree in a language must undergo an assessment in the language in which they wish to specialise. Additional work will be required if it is found necessary. Advanced knowledge of a second ancient language is a corequisite.

The programme requires the writing of a dissertation which contains the results of independent and original research on a research problem.