Units of study

CLSS4011 - Classics Honours A

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Eleanor Cowan
Phone: +61 2 9351 2998
Email: eleanor.cowan@sydney.edu.au


The Honours program in Classics consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. two seminars that meet weekly for three hours for one semester
3. one unseen exam in both Greek and Latin.

The thesis should be of 15,000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6,000 words of written work or it equivalent.

The thesis is worth 45% of the final Honours mark, each of the seminars is worth 22.5% and the unseen exam is worth 10%.

The following seminars are on offer in 2014:

Greek Drama (Prof Eric Csapo) Greek Oratory and Historiography (Dr Alastair Blanshard) Latin Imperial Prose (Dr Anne Rogerson) Latin Republican Poetry (Dr Paul Roche)

For more information, contact Dr Eleanor Cowan, Honours coordinator.


a thesis of 15,000 words, 6,000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar and one exam


two seminars, each seminar meeting for 3 hours per week for one semester


Either credit average in 36 senior credit points of Latin, including two of LATN3603, 3604, 3605, 3606 plus 18 additional senior credit points of Greek OR credit average in 36 senior credit points of Greek, including two of GRKA3603, 3604, 3605, 3606 plus 18 additional senior credit points of Latin.

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