BA Classical Studies

Classics studies the languages, literatures, history, and society of ancient Greece and Rome. It also offers courses in the archaeology of ancient Egypt and the Mediterranean world. By choosing classical studies at Acadia, you will grow your capacity to understand the modern world and the global challenges we all face. You will explore global history through the archaeology, mythology, and cultural legacy of Greece and Rome. To help you understand this rich historical context, you will develop language skills in Greek and Latin. The classical studies program stresses critical writing and reading skills. In fourth year, you will have the opportunity to write an honours thesis based on primary research in an area of your interest. Acadia offers a personalized education. In classical studies, you can explore your interests. Our course selection is flexible. One of the first things you will notice when you arrive on campus is that you are a big part of your small classes. That increased level of contact and participation enhances your learning. It also improves your connection to professors and your fellow students inside the classroom and beyond. Our experienced faculty will encourage you to share your ideas. You will gain insight into the civilizations that shaped our world. You will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to address complex issues facing society. The study of classics is an exciting journey of intellectual discovery. It will equip you with a solid grounding in the humanities that you can put to good use in many careers and your professional development.

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CA$19,543 Per Year

International student tuition fee

4 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • January 2025
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time