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Year 1

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

CCC: Cultural Contact in the Hellenistic World 10

Track elective

Choose two courses (20 ECTS in total)

Seminar MA/ ResMA Greek Prose: Greece and Mesopotamia. Dialogues in literature 10 (or 5)
Seminar ResMA/MA Latin: Quintilianus' Institutio oratoria 10 (or 5)
Roman Social History 10
Italian unification and the 'romanisation' of Italy 10
Epigraphy 10
Tutorial MA/ ResMA Greek: Inherited guilt and postponed punishment in Greek Literature 10
Tutorial Latin: Ovid, Metamorphoses 5

Second semester

Track elective

Choose three courses (30 ECTS in total)

Seminar MA/ResMA Greek: Hellenistic Poetry 10 (or 5)
Seminar MA/ResMA Antieke Wijsbegeerte / Latijn: Boethius' Consolatio Philosophiae: een filosofisch-literair meesterwerk uit de Late Oudheid 10
A famous inhabitant of the Roman empire: Jesus of Nazareth 10
The Unification of the Mediterranean World 10
Tutorial MA/ ResMA Latin: Roman drama 10 (or 5)
Tutorial Grieks: Protagoras: editie van het bronnenmateriaal 10 (or 5)

Year 2

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

CCC: Cultural Contact in the Hellenistic World 10
MA Thesis Tutorial Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Civilisations (Research) 10

Track elective

Choose two courses (20 ECTS in total)

Seminar MA/ ResMA Greek Prose: Greece and Mesopotamia. Dialogues in literature 10 (or 5)
Seminar ResMA/MA Latin: Quintilianus' Institutio oratoria 10 (or 5)
Roman Social History 10
Italian unification and the 'romanisation' of Italy 10
Epigraphy 10
Tutorial MA/ ResMA Greek: Inherited guilt and postponed punishment in Greek Literature 10
Tutorial Latin: Ovid, Metamorphoses 5

Second semester

Thesis presentation and research proposal Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Civilisations 5
MA Thesis Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Civilisations (Research) 25

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Objectives
Programme
Master’s thesis and requirements for graduation
Coordinator of studies
Contact information

2011-2012

Objectives

The objectives of the Research master’s programme in Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Civilisations are:

  1. the broadening and deepening of knowledge, insight, skills and use of methodology in the field of Classics and Near Eastern civilizations studies;
  2. the furtherance of academic and professional training; – to solve scholarly problems in an independent way, critically and creatively, and – to report research results with clarity both orally and in writing;
  3. preparation for an academic career in universities, and/ or post-graduate education and for functions outside of academe in the public or private sector in which advanced research skills and substantial practical research experience are among qualifications required.
  4. preparation for a professional career.

Programme

Structure
The programme of the Research Master Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Civilisations comprises a number of components. The study load runs up to 120 ECTS and is divided over four semesters:

  • Core courses (20 ECTS)

  • Track electives (60 ECTS)

  • Tutorial in preparation for the thesis (10 ECTS)

  • Presentation and research proposal (5 ECTS)

  • Thesis (25 ECTS)

Specialisations

Apart from the obligatory core courses, a student of the Research Master programme follows a number of tracks electives within the programme. Though some of these track electives are shared with the regular MA-programmes, students in the Researchmaster follow these courses at a more advanced level.
Each track focuses on one of 5 specialisations. These specialisations are:

  • Assyriology

  • Classics

  • Egyptology

  • Hebrew Bible Studies

  • New Testament and Early Christian Studies
    To complete the specialisation for which you have been accepted, you will have to accumulate 60 ECTS and a thesis in your field of specialisation. A number of track electives can be replaced by a stay abroad.

Master’s thesis and requirements for graduation

In order to graduate, students must have successfully completed the 120 ects programme and have completed their final thesis as a component of that programme. The thesis is worth 25 ects, and is preceded by a tutorial in preparation for the thesis (10 ECTS) in the first semester.
Also see: hum.leiden.edu/students/regulations

Coordinator of studies

Specialisation track: Assyriology, Egyptology, Hebrew Bible Studies
Dr. M.F.J. Baasten
Phone:+31 (0)71 527 2257 / 2960
E-mail: clanec@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Office hours: Thursday and Friday

Specialisation track: Classics and New Testament and Early Christian Studies:
J.K. Bosscher, MA
Phone: +31 (0)71 527 2665
E-mail: clanec@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Office hours: Wednesday and Thursday
Consultation hours: Thursday 12.15-13.00h and 15.30-16.15h

Contact information

Visiting address (also address for courier services)
Matthias de Vrieshof 4, 2311 BZ Leiden
Witte Singel 25, 2311 BG Leiden

Mailing address
CLANEC programme
Secretariat Vrieshof 4, rm 112a
P.O.Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands

Secretary’s office
Matthias de Vrieshof 4, room 112a

Opening hours
Monday, 13.30-15.30 hs
Tuesday, 10.00-12.30 hs
Wednesday, 10.00-12.30 hs
Thursday, 10.00-12.30 and 13.30-15.30 hs
Friday, 10.00-12.30 hs
Phone +31 (0)71 527 2253
Fax +31 (0)71 527 3310
E-mail secrVrieshof@hum.leidenuniv.nl