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Study Latin at Otago

Experience the major works of Roman literature, drama, history and philosophy in the original language.

Latin papers offer both linguistic training and the experience of reading the major works in the original language. Latin, along with Greek, is an essential tool for postgraduate work in Classics.

The minor in Greek

Latin is available as an optional minor subject for the qualifications listed against the minor subject requirements below. It can also be taken as part of a major in Classics.

Classics is available as a major subject of study for a number of degrees.

Minor subject requirements

Latin as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealSc, BACom, BASc or BComSc degree

Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) or Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) degree

Level Papers Points
100-level

LATN 111  Introductory Latin 1

LATN 112  Introductory Latin 2

18

18

200-level

LATN 211  Intermediate Latin

LATN 212  Intermediate Latin Authors

18

18

300-level

One 300-level LATN paper

18
 

No paper forming part of a minor subject requirement in Latin may also count for a minor or major subject requirement in Classics.

 
Total   90

Papers

Paper code Year Title Points Teaching period
LATN111 2020 Introductory Latin 1 18 points First Semester
LATN112 2020 Introductory Latin 2 18 points Second Semester
LATN211 2020 Intermediate Latin 18 points First Semester
LATN212 2020 Intermediate Latin Authors 18 points Second Semester
LATN328 2020 Advanced Latin Authors 1 18 points Not offered in 2020
LATN329 2020 Advanced Latin Authors 2 18 points Second Semester
LATN464 2020 A Topic in Latin Literature 20 points Second Semester

Key information for future students

Contact us

Classics Programme
Email classics@otago.ac.nz
Web otago.ac.nz/classics