Department of Classics



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Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • four-year bachelor degree in Classics or other relevant field, and
  • grade requirements: minimum first-class or high second-class standing (B+ average)

Additional Requirements

  • A good knowledge of ancient Greek and Latin is required for the Greek and Roman Literature, History and Archaeology field. There are no language requirements for the Classical Studies and Archaeology field.
  • If English is not a native language, prospective students must meet the English language proficiency requirements in writing, speaking, reading, and listening.

International Students

International students should also be aware of these additional requirements before applying: 

  • English Language Test: English is the language of instruction and communication at Queen's. For more details about English language requirements please see the Information for International Students tab on the SGS How to Apply page 
  • Immigration Requirements: There are many documents required by Immigration before you can obtain your study permit and it can be a lengthy process; we recommend that you leave plenty of time to acquire these. For the most up-to-date information about immigration requirements see the International Student Guidebook, published by Queen's University International Centre (QUIC).
  • Medical Coverage: It is compulsory to have the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) as an international student