Latin Honours A (LATN4011)


The Honours program in Latin 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 on a Latin text. 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: Latin Imperial Prose (Dr Anne Rogerson) Latin Republican Poetry (Dr Paul Roche For more information, contact Dr Eleanor Cowan, Honours coordinator.

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


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

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Credit average in 42 senior credit points of Latin including two of LATN3603, 3604, 3605, 3606 plus 6 additional senior credit points of Greek, Latin or Ancient History.

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