A one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Subjects (four papers and
a research essay, or three papers and a dissertation).
A one-year MA by thesis only, which is open to those who have already
completed a BA (Hons) or equivalent.
A three-year PhD by thesis.
The papers available for course work in 2013 are:
CLAS 432: Greek Tragedy in its Historical Context
CLAS 454: Comparative Mythology
CLAS 455: The Archaeology of Greek Warfare
GREK464: A Topic in Greek Literature
LATN464: A Topic in Latin Literature
Research Theses and Essays
Supervision is available in the following areas:
- Greek drama, women in ancient Greece, Greek mythology (Dr Arlene
- Roman literature and rhetoric, especially of the Flavian era
(Prof. William Dominik)
- Statius and Martial, Roman satire and novel, Greek mythology
(Dr John Garthwaite)
- Cicero, Roman social life (Dr Jon Hall)
- Greek vase painting and iconography, Greek warfare (Dr Patricia
- Greek and Roman archaeo-astronomy; art history and iconology
(Prof. Robert Hannah)
- Alexander the Great and his successors, Greek history (Dr Pat
The academic year begins at the end of February and application
should be made by 10 December of the preceding year.University of Otago Scholarshiups are available for the PhD and the MA thesis and applications may be submitted at any time.
Further information is available from the
Postgraduate Coordinator, (Prof. William Dominik)
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assistance for graduate students.
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graduate students in the department.